ADHRB during the UN Human Rights Council calls on the Bahraini government to release all political prisoners

On 16 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 49 under item 3, during the General debate. ADHRB calls on the Bahraini government to release all political prisoners. Mr. President, AlSalam wishes to bring to the Council’s attention the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus in Bahraini prisons and[…]

Ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix 90 lawmakers slam F1 & FIA for “actively facilitating sportswashing” of Gulf human rights abuses

On 16 March 2022, 90 politicians have Written to President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Mohammed Ben Sulayem, stating that the FIA and Formula 1 (F1) are “actively facilitating sportswashing in Gulf countries” and their failure to raise abuses committed by Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE creates a “stark double standard” in[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed AbdulJabbar Sarhan

Mohamed AbdulJabbar Sarhan, was a 20-year-old first-year university student at the University of Bahrain before being arbitrarily detained in Dry Dock Detention Center, where he currently awaits his sentence. Mohamed was arrested on 22 November 2021 at 3 a.m. by officers in civilian clothing and riot police. The forces raided his grandfather’s house without presenting[…]

Rights groups condemn F1’s “double standard” for racing in Bahrain amidst “continued institutionalized repression”

15 March 2022 – 27 NGOs wrote to the CEO of Formula 1 (F1), Stefano Domenicali, to condemn the company’s “clear double standard” on Ukraine in comparison to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend. Rights groups raised concerns over F1’s failure to engage with rights groups in[…]

ADHRB urges the Council to pressure Bahrain to immediately release Dr. AlSingace and hand over his book to his family

On 9 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 49 under item 3, during the interactive dialogue with the special rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, to urges the Council to pressure Bahrain to immediately release Dr. AlSingace and hand over his book to his family.[…]