Poetry Event in Honor of Imprisoned Qatari Poet Mohammed al-Ajami – 12 November 2015

Media Contact: Kate Kizer, kkizer@adhrb.org, (202) 621-6141 x 103 Washington, D.C. – 10 November 2015 – To mark four years since the arrest of the Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Split This Rock, and Busboys and Poets will host an event entitled Stifled Verse, Free Verse: A[…]

RSVP for “Bahrain’s Stalled Path to Reform”

On Monday, 16 November 2015 at 3:30pm EST, ADHRB will host a panel discussion, entitled “Bahrain’s Stalled Path to Reform,” on a new report analyzing Bahrain’s implementation of the recommendations made by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) since the pro-democracy uprising in February-March 2011. Read on for more information. Click here to RSVP and[…]

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

Please join Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and Split This Rock for a night of poetry in protest of restrictions on free expression in the Middle East. Featured poets include Rasha Abdulhadi, Sarah Browning, Zein El-Amine, Amin “Drew” Law, and Joseph Ross. Light snacks will be served. The event is free and open[…]

Torture in Saudi Arabia Raised at Event in United Nations

17 September 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – The systemic practice of torture in Saudi Arabia was raised today in a parallel event at the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council. The event, hosted by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and co-sponsored by CIVICUS, the European Saudi Organizaiton for Human Rights,[…]

Counter-Resolutionaries: Bahraini Obstinance at the HRC

15 September 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – An event at the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council took place today in which human rights activists and professionals discussed Bahraini resistance to human rights reform requested by the international community. The event, entitled Counter-Resolutionaries: Bahraini Obstinance at the HRC, was organized by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in[…]