Past Event: Two Years Later: Prospects for Reform in Bahrain on the Anniversary of the Uprising

On February 14, 2011, Bahraini protesters took to the streets to call for political reforms, taking part in a broader movement for democracy in the Middle East. Bahrain’s security forces brutally suppressed the demonstrations, killing more than 50 protesters and injuring thousands. Since then, very little has changed in Bahrain: protesters continue to demand greater freedoms, attempts at dialogue[…]

Past Event: The Government Parties While the People Protest: Rally Planned for Bahrain National Day Event – Wednesday, December 12 at 6pm

ADHRB, in conjunction with Freedom House, will hold a protest Wednesday, December 12 to highlight the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain. The protest will take place at 6pm at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, located at 1150 22nd Street NW in Washington, D.C.. The Ritz-Carlton has served as the site of the Government of Bahrain’s National[…]

Past Event: Capitol Hill Briefing on the Status of Human Rights in Bahrain

Please join for a briefing: Human Rights in Bahrain: Assessing Progress on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Room 2237, Rayburn House Office Building Capitol Hill   In February 2011, thousands of Bahraini protestors took to the streets to call for political[…]

Past Event: Hearing before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission: Implementation of the BICI Report

Statement of Husain Abdulla, Director Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing: “Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report” Wednesday, August 1, 2012 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Rayburn 2237 I would like to thank the distinguished Chairmen of this Commission for holding this important[…]

Past Event: Voices from Bahrain: Anniversary of the Uprising

15 February 2012 | Freedom House DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 – 9:30am to 11:00am LOCATION: 1301 Connecticut Ave, NW, 4th floor Washington, DC 20036 One year after the Pearl Uprising in Bahrain, unrest continues amid the ongoing government crackdown against protests.  A report commissioned by the Bahraini government found in November that[…]