Profiles in Persecution: Salman Ali Saleh

Salman Ali Saleh was 24 years old when Bahraini authorities arrested him in November 2015. Salman was tortured after he was arrested for alleged possession of explosive materials and collaboration with a terrorist cell. He was also accused of cooperating with wanted persons abroad, though his passport had expired four years prior to his arrest.[…]

Petition urging the Bahraini Government to Stop Executing Dissidents

#ThereIsNoUsandThem Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, in cooperation with the International Peace Bureau, has created a petition on the death penalty in Bahrain. The petition aims to urge the Bahraini King, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to commute or pardon the death sentences of the twelve individuals who are at imminent risk[…]

Rhetoric over action: Bharani-Danish human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Danish double standards

Over nine years ago, renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi al-Khawaja was violently dragged from his home in Bahrain, tortured by security services and initially tried as a civilian in a military court. He was sentenced to life in prison under broad legislation on trumped-up charges including ‘participating in terrorism to overthrow the government’. It is[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mahmood Saeed Ahmed Isa Abdulla

Mahmood Saeed Abdullah was an 18 years old freshman in college when he was arrested from his house in Nabih Saleh, Bahrain on 3 November 2015. Mahmood was one of 115 Bahraini citizens convicted by the Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court on 15 May 2018, for alleged involvement in a terrorist cell, called the “Zulfiqar Brigades”.[…]

HRC 44: ADHRB’s Written Submission on Bahrain during United Nation Human Rights Council

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted the following written statements for the record during the 44th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The statements addressed several ongoing systematic human rights violations and concerns. 1- Culture of Impunity in Bahrain, please click here to view the full statement 2- Death[…]