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[…]