Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hammad Ali Hammad Ahmed

Ali was deprived from completing his last high school year in the Industrial School in AL-Muharraq, and from playing his favorite game and hobby “Handball”. In 2015, Ali was arrested without a warrant. He endured many human rights violations; he was interrogated without a lawyer, convicted in an unfair trial, and was subjected to torture[…]

During Spain’s UPR: ADHRB Raises Spain’s Role in Possible War Crimes Committed in Yemen

On 16 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Spain UPR. Madam President, The Spanish government has not been transparent on its police and security forces reform program which was the demand of many local and international non-government organizations as a direct result of[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed Mohamed Abdulla

Ahmed was a 22-year-old recent graduate who was looking for a job when he was arrested in 2015 without a warrant. Ahmed was subjected to enforced disappearance, interrogated without a lawyer, tortured, and convicted in an unfair trial. He has been the victim of many human rights violations, and his confession has been broadcasted on[…]

At HRC 44: ADHRB’s raises concerns about OHCHR technical cooperations programs and the situation of prisoners of conscious in Bahrain

On 15 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 under the annual panel on Technical cooperation. Mister Vice President, Technical Cooperation is a leading program of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and is crucial to improve the overall human rights situations and practices[…]

Spanish MP Joan Baldoví tables a second set of Parliamentary questions relating to Bahrain’s record of Human Rights Abuses

On the 27th of May, MP Joan Baldoví, member of  the Coalició Compromís, tabled a series of questions to the Spanish parliament in relation to the state of political prisoners and reports of grave human rights violations committed by the regime. This was a follow-up session, a second time that his concerns were raised in[…]