Anti-terror Laws Threaten Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia & UAE

On 14 November 2014, six leading human rights NGOs held a discussion in Washington, DC on human rights violations by Gulf countries that are partners of the United States in the fight against ISIS. “Criminalization of Dissent in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates” put the focus on countries which routinely jail those who advocate democratic reform and[…]

Event Summary: Tracking Bahrain’s UPR Inaction through 2014

18 September 2014 — Geneva, Switzerland — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in conjunction with 13 NGO co-sponsors, hosted an event at the 27th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council titled “Tracking Bahrain’s UPR Inaction through 2014.” Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Co-Founder[…]

Upcoming Event: Concrete Steps: The Need for HRC Action On Human Rights in Bahrain

Join us for a discussion on the ongoing and systemic human rights abuses in Bahrain and the government’s failure to live up to their international commitments on human rights.  The esteemed panel will focus on answering the questions “Where to go from here?” and “What can the HRC do to address these continued abuses?”

Upcoming Event: Slaving Away: Migrant Exploitation and Human Trafficking in the Gulf

Please join Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) for a discussion to mark the official launch of its new report, Slaving Away: Migrant Labor Exploitation and Human Trafficking in the Gulf.