23 Rights groups urge Asian Bloc to oppose Bahrain’s bid for Human Rights Council

On 1 December 2020, 22 rights groups including Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) have written to the Asia and the Pacific bloc at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) calling on member states to oppose[…]

Panel Event – Bahrain must immediately release the detained HRDs and other activists

On September 22, 2020, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) co-hosted an online streamed event with the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) on the sideline of the 45th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC). This event entitled “Bahrain must immediately release[…]

Bahrain: Halt Executions of Two Men Unfairly Convicted – 16 Rights Groups Appeal to King to Commute Sentences

23 July 2020 – King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain should commute the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moosa, 16 international and Bahraini rights groups said today in a joint letter to the king. The men were not afforded a fair trial and their allegations of torture were not adequately investigated. Security forces[…]

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[…]

Panel Event – Deepening Political and Human Rights Crisis in Bahrain

On July 3, 2020, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain hosted an online-streamed event entitled “Deepening Political & Human Rights Crisis in Bahrain”.  This event has special meaning, as it proves that human right defenders may continue to speak out and advocate for positive change in oppressive countries, such as Bahrain, even during[…]