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NGOs Condemn Arrest of BCHR President Nabeel Rajab

NGOs Condemn Arrest of BCHR President Nabeel Rajab

  2 April 2015 – Today at approximately 4:00 PM local time (GMT+3), Bahraini security forces and police arrested Nabeel Rajab, prominent human rights defender and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR). Reports indicate that over 20 police vehicles surrounded his home in Bani Jamra, after which […]

Freedom House Downgrades Bahrain in 2015 “Freedom of the World” Report

Freedom House Downgrades Bahrain in 2015 “Freedom of the World” Report

Freedom House today released their Freedom in the World Report 2015, downgrading Bahrain on their political rights to the lowest possible rating and continuing to list the country as “Not Free.” Freedom House highlighted the rating decline noting failings in the 2014 legislative elections in November and the refusal to […]

Written Statement by ADHRB at the UN Human Rights Council

Written Statement by ADHRB at the UN Human Rights Council

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy submitted a statement to the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. A copy of the statement is available here.