ADHRB Publishes Report on Saudi Arabia’s Judiciary

10 March 2015 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain is pleased to announce the publishing of a new report entitled The Pretense of Progress–a shadow report on the implementation of Saudi Arabia’s recommendations from the Special Rapporteur on the Judges and lawyers. The report is available for download here. The foreword of the report is available[…]

Event Summary: Criminal Justice & Human Rights in Saudi Arabia

10 March 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in conjunction with the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Pen International, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights and Human Rights First, hosted an event at the 28th session[…]

The Cognitive Dissonance at the Heart of American Diplomacy

Husain Abdulla 9 March 2015 Secretary of State John Kerry has certainly earned the right to speak before the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Switzerland. As a US Senator and now Secretary of State, he has promoted human rights and the expansion of freedom in authoritarian nations. Therefore, when Secretary Kerry remarks, “When people[…]

Upcoming Event: Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia

Please join Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Human Rights First, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Pen International, Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, and the European-Saudi Organization for Human Rights on 10 March at 10:00 AM in Room XI at the Palais de Nationes for[…]

ADHRB Sends Letter to Secretary Kerry Urging Reevaluation of U.S. Policy toward Saudi Arabia

5 March 2015 – Washington, DC – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to the office of Secretary of State John Kerry today, urging him to use his trip to Saudi Arabia as an opportunity to press Saudi officials on human rights reforms. Secretary Kerry will meet with King[…]