Event Summary: Concrete Steps: The Need for HRC Action on Human Rights in Bahrain

19 June 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), along with the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory, and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, in coordination with CIVICUS, the Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Freedom House, Reporters without Borders (RSF), Redress,[…]

BIRD Advocacy Associate Delivers Item 3 Oral Intervention at HRC26

On 19 June, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy’s Advocacy Associate, Amanda Milani, delivered an oral intervention (1:53:40) at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 3 on the situation of trafficking persons and migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states of Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading for[…]

ADHRB Executive Director Delivers Item 9 Oral Intervention at HRC 26

On 18 June, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) Husain Abdulla delivered an oral intervention at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 9 regarding racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Please click here for[…]

Upcoming Event: Concrete Steps: The Need for HRC Action On Human Rights in Bahrain

Join us for a discussion on the ongoing and systemic human rights abuses in Bahrain and the government’s failure to live up to their international commitments on human rights.  The esteemed panel will focus on answering the questions “Where to go from here?” and “What can the HRC do to address these continued abuses?”

Upcoming Event: Slaving Away: Migrant Exploitation and Human Trafficking in the Gulf

Please join Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) for a discussion to mark the official launch of its new report, Slaving Away: Migrant Labor Exploitation and Human Trafficking in the Gulf.