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On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ADHRB Calls for an End to Impunity for Abusers in the GCC

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ADHRB Calls for an End to Impunity for Abusers in the GCC

26 June 2019 – Today, on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) highlights victims of torture in the Gulf and calls on countries to halt this abusive practice, investigate all allegations of torture, and hold perpetrators accountable. In […]

NGOs call for release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on 7th anniversary of his arrest

NGOs call for release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on 7th anniversary of his arrest

Seven years ago this month, renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja was dragged from his home in Bahrain, tortured, tried in a military court, and sentenced to life in prison for his peaceful role in 2011 protests. Today, 5 April, on Al-Khawaja’s 57th birthday, the undersigned human rights organisations call […]

Prominent Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Faces Reprisals in Detention

Prominent Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Faces Reprisals in Detention

One of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defenders, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, who is serving a life sentence for his human rights work, has protested unfair prison regulations. We, the undersigned, call for his release from prison, and barring that, for improved standards in Jau prison. Al-Khawaja is the Founder and Former […]