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[…]

ADHRB and Amnesty International Host Panel Discussion: “US–Bahrain Security Cooperation: Risks & Opportunities for Reform”

Today, 29 November 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and Amnesty International hosted a panel discussion titled “US–Bahrain Security Cooperation: Risks & Opportunities for Reform” in the Senate’s Capitol Visitor Center. The panel brought together a distinguished group of experts – Dwight Bashir, Director of Research and Policy at the US Commission[…]

EVENT SUMMARY: Voices for Reform – The Work of Saudi Arabia’s Civil and Human Rights Activists

On 1 March 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) with the support of the Office of Representative Hank Johnson (D-GA) hosted a panel briefing at the Longworth US House Office Building entitled “Voices for Reform: The Work of Saudi Arabia’s Civil and Human Rights Activists.” Panelists included Dr. Hala al-Dosari, researcher[…]

No to Dollar Diplomacy: Protest the reception for Govt of Bahrain at Trump hotel

Demonstration against Dollar Diplomacy When: 11:30am-2pm, 7 December 2016 Where: Trump International Hotel, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 On 7 December 2016, the Bahraini government will be holding a reception at the Trump International Hotel to mark the Kingdom’s national day and the anniversary of King Hamad’s accession to the throne. Americans for[…]

EVENT SUMMARY: Bahrain’s Fake Reform? Human Rights Failures on the Eve of the Manama Dialogue

On 1 December 2016 Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Amnesty International hosted an event in Congress entitled “Bahrain’s Fake Reform? Human Rights Failures on the Eve of the Manama Dialogue.” The event largely discussed how institutions set up after 2011 to address and prevent human rights violations have failed to[…]