The Cordoba Football Club: A New Tool of Sport Whitewash to Cover Human Rights Violations in Bahrain

13 May 2020 – Yesterday, the Spanish national newspaper El Mundo the second largest newspaper in the country published an article denouncing the latest Bahraini ruling family’s attempt to bolster their public image, following their purchase and control of the Cordoba Football Club. The club was acquired by the Bahraini Infinity Company last December, and[…]

ADHRB, FIDH, and OMCT Submit Joint Submission to Saudi Arabia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in cooperation with International Federation for Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) and World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) put forth a Joint Submission to Saudi Arabia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review. In this report ADHRB, and FIDH assess the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s implementation of its[…]

UN includes ADHRB assessment in UPR stakeholder report on the UAE, reveals failure to reform

In advance of the 29th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights (UPR), scheduled for 15-26 January 2018, nearly 20 stakeholders submitted information on reform efforts made by the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will come under its third-cycle review[…]

ADHRB at HRC36 Event Summary – Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR Adoption: Civil Society Prescriptions for Implementation and International Accountability

Today, 20 September 2017, at the United Nations (UN) offices in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a panel discussion on Bahrain and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process as a side event to the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The panel, titled was moderated by ADHRB’s[…]