Panel Event – Deepening Political and Human Rights Crisis in Bahrain

On July 3, 2020, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain hosted an online-streamed event entitled “Deepening Political & Human Rights Crisis in Bahrain”.  This event has special meaning, as it proves that human right defenders may continue to speak out and advocate for positive change in oppressive countries, such as Bahrain, even during[…]

Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain: Joint Virtual Event with Gulf Center for Human Rights

Today, an online side event with the title No prosperous future or sustainable peace in Bahrain without the protection of Human Rights Defenders was held during the 44th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR). The event highlighted the ongoing and systemic abuses of human rights defenders (HRDs) and political prisoners in Bahrain.[…]

Panel Event – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

29 June 2020 – Last Friday, over 100 people joined BIRD and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain for a virtual event marking International Day in Support for the Victims of Torture, featuring a panel of speakers including Human Rights Watch’s Joe Stork, award-winning Bahraini blogger, activist and torture survivor Ali Abdulemam, prominent[…]

Free Saudi Activitis commemorating two-year anniversary of the saudi government’s arrest and torture of women’s rights defenders

COALITION TO HOST A WEBINAR ON MAY 15 PROVIDING UPDATES ON PRISONERS, STATE OF WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS IN SAUDI ARABIA AND CAMPAIGN PROGRESS  MAY 15, 2020 – Free Saudi Activists, a coalition of women human rights defenders advocating for the release of women’s rights activists from prison, is commemorating the two-year anniversary of the Saudi[…]

HRC37 Saudi Arabia Side Event: Persecution of Activists in Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a side event during the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council today, Wednesday 7 March 2018. This event was co-sponsored by CIVICUS, ECHDHR, the European Saudi Organiztion for Human Rights (ESOHR), PEN International, English PEN, Gulf Center for Human Rights, International Service for Human[…]