HRC 44: ADHRB’s Written Submission on Bahrain during United Nation Human Rights Council

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted the following written statements for the record during the 44th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The statements addressed several ongoing systematic human rights violations and concerns. 1- Culture of Impunity in Bahrain, please click here to view the full statement 2- Death[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hammad Ali Hammad Ahmed

Ali was deprived from completing his last high school year in the Industrial School in AL-Muharraq, and from playing his favorite game and hobby “Handball”. In 2015, Ali was arrested without a warrant. He endured many human rights violations; he was interrogated without a lawyer, convicted in an unfair trial, and was subjected to torture[…]

39 French Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain not to Execute two Torture Victims

27 July 2020 – 39 French Parliamentarians wrote to the Government of Bahrain on 23 July 2020, calling on him to commute the death sentences passed against Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa. This letter, drafted by Député Jacques Maire, joins calls issued by their American, British, Italian, and European colleagues, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human[…]

Dispatch: The Failure of French Ambassadors to Support Human Rights Defenders

 In a year of political turmoil for the European Union, as well as countries near and abroad, France continues to project its image as a leader of humanitarian values and a proponent of “liberté, égalité, fraternité.” However, our research over the previous months has evidenced that liberty, equality, and fraternity are far from the French[…]

53 Members of the European Parliament Urged the King of Bahrain to Commute or Pardon 12 men on Death Row

23 July 2020 – 53 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today wrote to King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain, calling on him to commute the death sentences passed against Maher Abbas al-Khabbaz, Salman Isa Ali Salman, Hussein Abdullah Khalil Ebrahim, Mohammad Radhi Abdulla Hassan, Sayed Ahmed Fuad Abbas Isa Ahmed Al-Abar, Ali Mahdi Jasim[…]