Joint statement: ICJHR and 8 international organisations call for the release of prominent human rights defender Dr. Mohammed Al-Roken

(GENEVA) On Human Rights day which is observed every year on 10 December, the International Center for Justice and Human Rights (ICJHR), in conjunction with a coalition of 8 NGOs, called on the UAE authorities to immediately release human rights defender and lawyer Dr. Mohammed Al-Roken. Eight years have passed since Dr. Mohamed Al-Roken was[…]

Denmark needs to enlist the EU if they are serious about freeing Bharani-Danish human rights defender Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

 Bharani-Danish human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has been unjustly and illegally incarcerated for over nine long years, suffering torture and inhumane degrading treatment. He has been subjected on multiple levels to a blatant denial of basic human rights and suffered enormously at the hands of the Bharani authorities in a flagrant crackdown on dissent after[…]

International call to Bahrain: End Death Penalty

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights (ADHRB) is launching an international campaign in solidarity, with twelve Bahraini citizens at imminent risk of execution in Bahrain. The goal of the campaign is to highlight the injustices that these individual went through whether when it comes to not receiving their legal rights or lack of due process[…]

The Next US Ambassador and the Formulation of Human Rights in Bahrain

The recent departure of the US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell, has prompted questions in Congress about America’s moral and strategic role in the Middle East. A career diplomat and counterterrorism expert, Ambassador Siberell worked closely with the Bahraini government to ensure regional security from the lens of counterterrorism. However, despite[…]

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD Addresses TD’s Concerns regarding the Threat of Imminent Execution of Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Moosa

Members of the Dáil Éireann engaged in a set of Parliamentary Questions, posing oral questions to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney (Fine Gael – Cork South-Central). Over the course of these questions, several TDs challenged the Foreign Minister on the human rights situation in Bahrain, and specifically on the cases of[…]