UN Calls on Bahrain to Investigate Violent Attack at Jau Prison and Release Dissidents

30 April 2021 – A spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights issue a statement today condemning “the use of unnecessary and disproportionate force” against a prisoners holding a “peaceful sit-in” at Bahrain’s Jau Prison on 17 April, calling for a “thorough and effective investigation”, for prisoners currently held incommunicado[…]

A Summary of ADHRB’s Engagement at HRC46

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held virtually between 22 February and 23 March 2021. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomed the 46th session as an opportunity to draw attention to the deteriorating human rights condition in Bahrain and[…]

HRC46 Written Statement: Political Prisoners in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement, to the Human Rights Council during its 46th session concerning Political Prisoners in Bahrain. Continue reading below for the full text of the statement, or click here for PDF  

HRC46 Written Statement: Ongoing Detention of Women’s Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement, to the Human Rights Council during its 46th session concerning Ongoing Detention of Women’s Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading below for the full text of the statement, or click here for PDF

HRC46 Written Statement: Environmental Violations committed by the Government of Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement, to the Human Rights Council during its 46th session concerning Environmental Violations committed by the Government of Bahrain. Continue reading below for the full text of the statement, or click here for PDF