A Summary of ADHRB’s Engagement at HRC46

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held virtually between 22 February and 23 March 2021. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomed the 46th session as an opportunity to draw attention to the deteriorating human rights condition in Bahrain and[…]

Bahrain: ADHRB launches joint report, “Patterns of Torture in Bahrain: Perpetrators must Face Justice”

16 March 2021 – The Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in co-operation with its human rights partners Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), will launch a report entitled, “Patterns of Torture in[…]

ADHRB submits reports ahead of Oman’s Universal Periodic Review

Ahead of Oman’s third cycle Universal Periodic Review, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a report assessing freedom of expression in Oman titled Concerning Systematic Restrictions on the Rights to Freedom of Expression in the Sultanate of Oman. The report addresses the current policies, practices, and law which criminalize and hinder[…]

Bahrain: Free Imprisoned Rights Defenders and Activists

Extend Releases to Those at Special Risk of COVID-19 April 6, 2020- Amid the global threat posed by COVID-19, Bahraini authorities should release human rights defenders, opposition activists, journalists and all others imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, a coalition of 21 rights groups said today. For[…]

ADHRB Submits Mid-Term Assessment of Bahrain’s Third Cycle Universal Periodic Review

12 November 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a mid-term assessment of Bahrain’s completion of recommendations from its Third Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which took place in 2017. The assessment highlights Bahrain’s lack of commitment to the UPR process, as a majority of recommendations remain unimplemented more[…]