Event Summary for Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Briefing – Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation

On 11 February 2016, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC), in conjunction with Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Human Rights First (HRF), held a briefing in the Hart Senate Office Building on the ongoing human rights situation in Bahrain. Panelists included Brian Dooley, Director of the Human Rights Defenders[…]

Event Summary: Rebuild the Roundabout protest

  On Friday February 12, 2016, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a protest outside the Bahraini Embassy in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the 2011 pro-democracy protests in Bahrain. The protest included a 12-foot inflatable Pearl Roundabout, a monument in Manama that became a symbol for the[…]

Event: Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation

Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 11:00am Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building On the fifth anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising in Bahrain, please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for an update on the country’s human rights situation. The briefing will examine the evolution of repression[…]

Event Summary: “Bahrain’s Stalled Path to Reform”

On 16 November 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted a panel discussion at the US Capitol entitled “Bahrain’s Stalled Path to Reform.” The event coincided with the release of ADHRB’s newest report, Shattering the Façade: A Report on Bahrain’s Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Recommendations Four[…]

Event Summary: Stifled Verse, Free Verse: An Evening of Poetry and Solidarity

On 12 November 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Split This Rock, and Busboys and Poets co-sponsored a poetry event entitled “Stifled Verse, Free Verse: An Evening of Poetry and Solidarity,” at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. The event honored the imprisoned Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, who is currently serving[…]