Death Sentence Upheld for Two Bahraini Torture Victims: Zuhair Ibrahim Jasim Abdullah and Husain Abdulla Khalil Rashid  

Two Bahraini men were tortured into confessing acts of terrorism. With the last instance ruling of the Court of Cassation in Bahrain, Zuhair and Husain are at immediate risk of being executed.   Zuhair Ibrahim Jasim Abdullah, a 40-year-old former restaurateur, is the father of five children and was arrested on 2 November 2017. Following[…]

ADHRB at HRC40 raises concerns about the ability of soldiers in Yemen to receive vital assistance

6 March 2019 – On behalf of the Iraquí Development Organization, Bridget Quitter delivered an oral intervention at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, during the Annual Debate: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In her intervention, she raises concerns about the ability of soldiers fighting in the war in Yemen to receive the assistance they[…]

International Twitter Campaign to #FreeNabeel

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), along with the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD) invite individuals and organizations around the world to show their support for Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and his family by sharing a photo of themselves holding a poster of Nabeel or a message of[…]

Dear Pen Pal: Letters from Bahrain’s Child Prisoners

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) have organized a traveling and interactive exhibit to raise awareness about human rights violations in Bahrain. This exhibit is focused on society’s most vulnerable members: children and adolescents. In 2011,[…]

Rebuild the Pearl Roundabout in Washington!

To donate, click here. اضغط هنا من أجل نسخة الإعلان العربية In February-March 2011, almost half of the population of Bahrain rose up to call for their rights to inclusive and representative government, an end to violence and torture by security forces, and democratic reform. At the center of the uprising was the Pearl Roundabout,[…]