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[…]

Bahrain: Torture victims at risk of execution in Bahrain following court ruling

13 July 2020 – Bahrain’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, has confirmed the reimposition of death sentences against torture victims Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, who have now exhausted legal remedies and are at risk of imminent execution, pending ratification by Bahrain’s king, the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) stated today. Mohammed’s[…]

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[…]