ADHRB Calls for Independent Investigation into Death of Young Boy by Bahraini Security Forces

A 16-year-old boy was killed by Bahraini security forces during protests in Muharraq on Friday. According to initial reports, security forces used live rounds of ammunition on protesters, wounding Hussam al-Haddad, who was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. According to the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), after security forces fired shots[…]

ADHRB Joins 25 Organizations in Call for US to Stop Selling Weapons to Human Rights Abusers

ADHRB joined 25 organizations today in a letter to House Members urging their support for legislation that would prohibit US arms sales to countries where weapons are at risk of being used to commit or facilitate human rights abuses. Introduced by Rep. Raul Grijalva, the bill, known as the Arms Sale Responsibility Act (H.R. 5749), currently[…]