Voice for the Voiceless: Religious and Cultural Discrimination in Saudi Arabia

[flipbook pdf=”https://www.adhrb.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ADHRB_Voiceless_Web.pdf”] Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in conjunction with the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) is pleased to announce the release of our new report, Voice for the Voiceless: Religious and Cultural Discrimination in Saudi Arabia. For a summary of the report, see below. For the full report,[…]

A Midterm Report on Saudi Arabia’s UPR Second Cycle: Analyzing Saudi Arabia’s Refusal to Reform

16 June 2016, Washington DC – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD) are pleased to announce the release of A Midterm Report on Saudi Arabia’s UPR Second Cycle: Analyzing Saudi Arabia’s Refusal to Reform. Over the last several years, Saudi Arabia has pursued a larger[…]

“It Is Our Right”: Saudi Women on the Positives, Pitfalls of Municipal Elections

In “‘It Is Our Right’: Saudi Women Speak on the Positives, Pitfalls of Municipal Elections,” Americans for Democracy & Human Rights & Bahrain (ADHRB) reviews December’s elections in Saudi Arabia through the eyes of a group of politically-active Saudi women. Excerpting from in-depth interviews conducted in the month before the elections, the briefing paper explores the[…]

Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 9: The National Human Rights Institutions

*Best viewed in full-screen mode. In Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 9: The National Human Rights Institutions, ADHRB reviews the two permissible human rights organizations within Saudi Arabia: the government-run Human Rights Commission, and the government-influenced National Society for Human Rights (NSHR). In studying their work and advocacy, ADHRB recognizes their positive contributions to the[…]

Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 7: The Destruction of Religious and Cultural Sites

*Best viewed in full-screen mode. In Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 7: The Destruction of Religious and Cultural Sites, ADHRB studies the complicity of the Saudi Ministry for Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da’wah, and Guidance in the destruction and defacement of religious and historical sites within the kingdom. ADHRB finds that the ministry has either ignored[…]