Sixth Annual Report of Bahrain’s MOI Ombudsman Shows a Continued Failure to Address Impunity within Security Forces

7 October 2019 – On 3 October 2019, Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) Ombudsman released its sixth annual report, demonstrating a continued inability to hold perpetrators of abuse accountable. The report covers the period from May 2018 to April 2019, tracking complaints received and actions taken by the Ombudsman to investigate and address these complaints.[…]

USCIRF: Saudi Arabia Remains a Country of Particular Concern

On 26 April, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2017 Annual Report, labeling Saudi Arabia as a Tier 1 “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC) for severe violations of religious freedom. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes USCIRF’s decision to continue placing pressure on Saudi Arabia by[…]