Tag: Bahrain

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 36

Note from ADHRB: The Bahrain Weekly Newsletter will now circulate at 9 am EST on Tuesday so as to include more relevant, timely news both from and about Bahrain. Abdulwahab Hussain: February’s Champion for Justice Abdulwahab Hussain is a philosopher and social critic with a long history of activism in Bahrain. […]

Abdulwahab Hussain: February’s Champion for Justice

Abdulwahab Hussain Abdulwahab Hussain is a philosopher and social critic with a long history of activism in Bahrain. Born in Nuwaidrat, Hussain earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Sociology from Kuwait University in 1977. Hussain worked as both a teacher and a social worker until he was dismissed from his posts on account […]

Bahrain Must Ratify the Convention on Migrant Workers

International attention has intensified on the plight of foreign workers building stadiums ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and rightly so.  The workers are forced to live and work in horrendous conditions, with many believed to be in this position as a result of forced trafficking.  The Fédération […]

ADHRB Applauds TLHRC Defending Freedoms Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC – January 16, 2014 – Today, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) held a Defending Freedoms Hearing: Highlighting the Plight of Prisoners of Conscience around the World, which aimed to address the plight of human rights defenders who find themselves victims of their oppressive government. The hearing […]