An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

In March, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) engaged the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Switzerland to raise awareness of ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain. ADHRB met with dozens of member states, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, various[…]

The Importance of Constituent Engagement

Earlier this month, the people of Bahrain and those that work to promote human rights and reforms in the country marked the third year anniversary of the Bahrain uprising. Unfortunately, for many, it can be discouraging to watch coverage of events in Bahrain fade away as media outlets and Congress divert their attention to the[…]

Ten-Year Old Speech Offenders: Bahrain’s New Violations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

In early December, the Government of Bahrain arrested two children, Jehad Nabeel al-Samee, age 10, and Abdullah Yousif al-Bahraini, age 13, on charges of attacking police officers with stones and illegal gathering and rioting. On 6 January 2014, the government ordered the renewal of their detention, citing the children’s social worker’s failure to provide a[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 19

Featured Tweets ADHRB Condemns Sentencing of US Citizen in Bahrain Photo Credit: Family Handout via Reuters On September 24, ADHRB learned that Taqi al-Maidan, a 25-year-old United States citizen who has lived in Bahrain for the last eleven years, has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in a Bahrain prison under charges of attempted[…]

Upcoming Panel Discussion | Bahrain’s Arrested Revolution: The Struggle for Rights and Reform

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, Creative Peace Initiative, American Muslim Students Association, & Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs present: