Countries

ADHRB Condemns Decision by Bahrain Appeals Court to Uphold Convictions of 13 Activists

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns a decision by Bahrain’s highest appeals court to uphold convictions against 13 prominent activists. The court’s decision eliminates any prospect that the activists will have their convictions overturned, unless they receive a pardon by the king–an unlikely prospect. The 13 are part […]

On International Human Rights Day, ADHRB Calls for Greater Human Rights Protections in Bahrain

Sixty-four years ago today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)—a document consisting of 30 articles which articulate internationally-accepted human rights principles. The UDHR represents a global commitment to protect and promote human rights, and its provisions have been incorporated into several subsequent human […]

ADHRB Applauds Passage of Bahrain Amendment in Defense Spending Bill

ADHRB applauds the passage of an amendment sponsored by Senators Rubio and Wyden in the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013 (NDAA) that would require the Secretaries of Defense and State to “report on the implementation by the Government of Bahrain of the recommendations contained in the Report of the […]