Ethical Dilemmas in Diplomacy: The Biden Administration and Bahrain’s Human Rights

The United States has been increasing its focus on the Middle East since World War II. In order to maintain a consistent U.S. Navy presence in the region, the Middle East Force was established in 1949. This allowed for broader engagement, leading to a significant military partnership.                […]

Young convicts in the Dry Dock: ongoing violations and delayed justice

On 17 September 2023, approximately 28 young Bahraini detainees in the Dry Dock Detention Center began a new hunger strike in protest against the continued violations committed against them by the prison administration, and the neglect of the relevant state institutions to carry out their duties, notably the National Institution for Human Rights, and the[…]

Bahrain: Prisoners of conscience denied proper medical care, including Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, on hunger strike for a year

08-July-2022 Prisoners in Bahrain are suffering due to poor conditions and lack of adequate medical care, says a new report by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB). The report is being launched on 08 July 2022, which marks[…]

ADHRB Calls for Urgent Action from Bahrain to Save Prisoners from Tuberculosis and Provide them Necessary Medical Care

A new Tuberculosis outbreak in Jau prison has shed light once again on the scope of medical negligence in Bahrain. New casesare still being recorded and more are expected to test positive in the days to come. The systematic medical negligence that Bahraini authorities have used against political prisoners has often been an issue of[…]

Performative gestures cannot vanish ongoing religious discrimination in Bahrain

On April 8, 2022, Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad al Khalifa, the King’s son and representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, held an interfaith Ramadan gathering at the Cathedral Our Lady of Arabia. In the days leading up to the event, Bahraini officials applauded the gathering as further evidence of the kingdom’s global commitment to[…]