Dispatch on Migrant and Domestic Workers in Kuwait

Introduction Tensions between Kuwait and the Philippines have steadily increased in recent years, specifically concerning the circumstances of the 268,000 Filipino migrant and domestic workers (MDWs) in Kuwait. In 2022, remittances from Kuwait to the Philippines amounted to approximately $597 million. Yet the mistreatment, in this case, withholding payments, of Filipino MDWs in Kuwait does[…]

The UAE’s Self-preservation: Imprisoning Democracy Activists, Human Rights Defenders & the UAE-94

Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) launched an international campaign urging the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to disclose the fate of at least 60 human rights defenders, civil society activists, and Emirati political dissidents known as the “UAE 94” group who have been arbitrarily detained since 2012 for their advocacy of[…]

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ADHRB launches a campaign to demand the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor 

Under the slogan “#It’s time to release Ahmed Mansour “, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) announces the launch of a campaign to demand the immediate and unconditional release of the Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor, who is detained due to his peaceful human rights-related activities. The organization sent a letter[…]

A Summary of ADHRB’s Engagement at HRC52

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council, held between 27 February and 4 April 2023. During this session, ADHRB delivered thirteen oral interventions under six  items, highlighting human rights violations in Bahrain, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. ADHRB made nine interventions under items 3,[…]

Joint Statement: President Biden’s visit has a negative impact on human rights movement in the MENA region

1 September 2022- The human rights movement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has paid a heavy price for the unlimited and unconditional support provided by the United Kingdom and United States to repressive governments across the region. The recent visit of US President Joe Biden has reinforced the practice of international relations[…]