Actions in Support of Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Prisoners of Conscience

More than two years since the Government of Bahrain’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in the country, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically motivated prison sentences continue.  Numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars today, including more than a dozen prisoners of conscience. With these injustices firmly in mind, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in[…]

ADHRB Sends Letter to UNESCO Expressing Concern over King Hamad Prize

On 2 October, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) express concern regarding UNESCO’s acceptance of funds from the king of Bahrain in support of the UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies[…]

ADHRB Announces the Launch of Prisoners for Justice: #BahrainPrisoner of Conscience Campaign

  WASHINGTON, DC – November 4, 2013 – More than two years have passed since the Bahrain uprising began, which was met with a brutal crackdown by the Bahrain government, marked by dozens of deaths, hundreds of arbitrary arrests, and thousands of injuries. To this day, numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars based on politically-motivated charges,[…]

ADHRB Co-Sponsors Campaign to End Impunity in Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – November 1, 2013 – Today, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) for the launch of their new campaign, “End Impunity in Bahrain,” for which ADHRB is a co-sponsor. Starting today, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights will release the names of[…]

ADHRB Sends Letter to Organizers of IRONMAN Florida Regarding Bahrain Torturers Participation

Earlier this week, it came to ADHRB’s attention that Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa and his brother Sheikh Khalid bin Hamid al-Khalifa will be participating in the upcoming IRONMAN Florida Triathlon, scheduled to take place in Panama City Beach, Florida on 2 November 2013. ADHRB sent a letter to the IRONMAN World Headquarters to alert[…]