ADHRB Praises U.N. Human Rights Council Joint Statement on Human Rights in Bahrain

Geneva, Switzerland – 10 June 2014 – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) praises the coalition of 47 United Nations (U.N.) Member States who joined in supporting a joint statement expressing serious concern over the human rights situation in Bahrain.  The statement –the fourth joint statement to come out of the U.N. Human[…]

ADHRB Contests Bahraini Foreign Minister’s Statement to UNHRC

Geneva, Switzerland – 6 March 2014 – Today, Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa addressed the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to defend the kingdom’s human rights record.  Sheikh Khalid characterized Bahrain as having made steady progress on implementing the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry[…]

ADHRB Praises Decision by South Korean Government to Suspend all Tear Gas Exports to Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – January 7, 2014 – On Tuesday, January 7, the Government of South Korea announced that it is indefinitely suspending all exports of tear gas to the Kingdom of Bahrain in response to repeated calls from advocacy and human rights groups.  Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) joined with other[…]