ADHRB Praises Decision by South Korean Government to Suspend all Tear Gas Exports to Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – January 7, 2014 – On Tuesday, January 7, the Government of South Korea announced that it is indefinitely suspending all exports of tear gas to the Kingdom of Bahrain in response to repeated calls from advocacy and human rights groups.  Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) joined with other[…]

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja: January’s Champion for Justice

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has spent his life peacefully advocating for the human and civil rights of the people of Bahrain.  Al-Khawaja began protesting the Bahraini regime as a student in London. After the Government of Bahrain failed to renew his passport, he stayed in Europe, eventually seeking asylum in Denmark and becoming an active member in the Committee[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 32

Season’s Greetings from ADHRB ADHRB News ADHRB is Hiring a Gulf Advocacy Associate! Bahrain News Bahrain in the News  Bahrain Diplomat Faces Molestation Charge Bahrain Court Acquits Princess on Trial for Torturing Doctors Court Rejects Prosecutions Appeal in Medics Case  Saudi Protester Sentenced to 30 Years Over Bahrain NGOs & Think Tanks On Bahrain  Bahrain[…]

ADHRB Condemns Treatment of Bahraini Prisoners during December Hunger Strike

In early December, Bahrain prison officials in Jaw Prison broke a hunger strike by negotiating with prisoners for the provision of basic essentials to weather the winter season. Days after the hunger strike ended, however, they reneged on their promises and refused to provide prisoners with proper clothing and access to medical treatment. Americans for Democracy and[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 31

                                                                                                               Secretary Hagel in Bahrain: A Missed Opportunity Photo Credit: Mark Wilson Earlier this month, U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel traveled to Manama to participate in the 9th International Institute for Strategic Studies Regional Security Summit, otherwise known as the Manama Dialogue.  In his remarks, Secretary Hagel recognized that “Global security is shaped by stability or instability[…]