Italian Members of Parliament Palazzoto and Quartapelle Procopio Question Italian Foreign Minister on Bahraini Human rights Violations during State Visit by Bahraini Crown Prince

With growing concern and awareness within the international community regarding the human rights violations in Bahrain, specifically framed within the recent upholding of the death sentences of Mohammad Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, many members of Parliament have begun to press their foreign ministers to issue condemnations in order to obtain respect for, and the safeguarding[…]

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

10 December 2019 – Today is Human Rights Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In honor of this occasion, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reiterates our call for all governments around the world to protect and promote fundamental human rights without prejudice. In[…]

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

3 December 2019 – Today, French Member of Parliament (MP) Clémentine Autain tabled a question to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on “serious human rights abuses” in Bahrain. She noted the intensification of human rights abuses since 2017, including arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, and sexual assault, and the increase in political prisoners,[…]

UN Experts Express “Grave Concern” At Denial of Medical Care for Bahrain’s Political Prisoners

19 November 2019 – Yesterday, four United Nations (UN) Special Procedures offices published an Allegation Letter to the Government of Bahrain concerning the denial of adequate medical care for detainees in Jau Prison, including individuals with chronic health conditions, persons with disabilities, human rights defenders, and prisoners of conscience. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights[…]

UN Experts Declare Detention of “Brutalized” Activist Najah Yusuf to have been Arbitrary; Calls for Compensation from Bahrain

23 September 2019 – On 19 September, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an Opinion on the case of recently-released Bahraini activist Najah Yusuf, who was arrested in April 2017 in part for posts on social media protesting the Formula One Grand Prix and criticizing the racing outlet and the Bahraini[…]