On 21 February 2014, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) Executive Director Husain Abdulla sent an open letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis I, to bring to his attention the case of Abdulwahab Hussain. A Bahraini man of faith, social worker, and human rights advocate, Abdulwahab Hussain is currently serving a life[…]
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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. Born in Nuwaidrat, Hussain earned[…]
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 of his political activities. During[…]
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has spent his life peacefully advocating for the human and civil rights of the people of Bahrain. Al-Khawaja began protesting the Bahraini regime as a student in London. After the Government of Bahrain failed to renew his passport, he stayed in Europe, eventually seeking asylum in Denmark and becoming an active member in the Committee[…]