ADHRB Applauds USCIRF Letter to Saudi King on Prisoners of Conscience

15 June 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the letter sent by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia calling on him to pardon and release activist Raif Badawi and human rights lawyer Waleed Abu[…]

Mapping the Saudi State Chapter 3: The MOI (Part 2)

*Best viewed in full-screen mode. In Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 3: The Ministry of Interior (Part 2), ADHRB continues its study of the Saudi ministry tasked with maintaining internal security and enforcing criminal law. Through an interactive presentation and a comprehensive written report, ADHRB focuses on how the ministry has systematically persecuted human rights[…]

NGOs Urge EU to Call on Saudi Arabia to Release Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

29 May 2015 – Washington, D.C. – 11 human rights and multi-faith organizations sent a letter to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, urging the European Union (EU) and the European External Action Service (EEAS) to call on the government of Saudi Arabia to cancel the death[…]

The Evasion of Equality: Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain is pleased to announce the publishing of a new report entitled The Evasion of Equality: A Report on the Implementation of Saudi Arabia’s Recommendations from the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and Its Causes. The foreword of the report is available below. Critiquing the state of[…]

دعوة: حلقة نقاش حول التمييز ضدّ المرأة في السعودية

ندعوكم للانضمام إلينا في ندوة ننظمها بالتعاون مع هيومان رايتس فرست في الـ 13 من مايو 2015 الساعة 3:45 مساءًا في مبنى رايبورن في واشنطن. تتناول حلقة النقاش التمييز الممنهج المستمرّ ضدّ المرأة في المملكة العربية السعودية. .سيتم التطرّق لعدة مواضيع منها قانون ولاية الأمر, وقانون الأسرة, و حظر قيادة السيارة