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Election Tracker: Bahrain Elections Will Proceed with No Independent Election Monitors

Election Tracker: Bahrain Elections Will Proceed with No Independent Election Monitors

As Bahrain’s parliamentary elections approach amid escalating political repression, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) will be closely monitoring all updates until the vote on 24 November 2018. This blog series, Election Tracker, will follow developments and provide context on the upcoming elections. See the previous post […]

Election Tracker: Bahrain Criminalizes Calling for Boycott of Upcoming Elections

Election Tracker: Bahrain Criminalizes Calling for Boycott of Upcoming Elections

As Bahrain’s parliamentary elections approach amid escalating political repression, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) will be closely monitoring all updates until the vote on 24 November 2018. This blog series, Election Tracker, will follow developments and provide context on the upcoming elections. See the previous post […]

Oman Detains Two Activists as Sultanate Continues to Silence Critics

Oman Detains Two Activists as Sultanate Continues to Silence Critics

In October, Oman’s Internal Security Service (ISS) detained two activists in an apparent attempt to silence them. Journalist Sultan Al-Maktoumi was detained 23 October 2018; it was presumed that he was detained to control his criticism ahead of Israel’s Prime Minister’s visit to Oman a few days later. Just a […]

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Concerning History of Support to Saudi Arabia

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Concerning History of Support to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s recent onslaught of bad press, including the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and ongoing support for the war in Yemen, has stirred international concern for the Gulf state’s stance on human rights. However, despite discussions to address Saudi Arabia’s track record of rights abuses, the Gulf state has […]