Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Fateel

Hasan Ali Fateel is a 20-year-old Bahraini student who was arbitrarily detained after his warrantless arrest in 2018.Since Hasan’s arrest, Bahraini officials have tortured him, disappeared him for over a month, and subjected him to an unfair trial. Hasan is currently imprisoned in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison reserved for inmates under[…]

At HRC41, The Hadi Government Betrays the Citizens of Yemen

On 4 July 2019, during the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, an oral statement was delivered in Arabic during Item 6 UPR Outcomes, drawing the Council’s attention to the Hadi government’s failure to ensure civilians’ human rights. Highlighting the government’s blatant disregard for civilian safety and protection amidst airstrikes, blockades,[…]

UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

24 April 2019 – Yesterday, the Government of Saudi Arabia executed 37 men for alleged terrorist crimes. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed the executions in a tweet and the Saudi Press Agency published a statement by the MoI, along with a list of those executed. Sixteen of the executed men were previously the[…]

ADHRB Briefing on Capitol Hill: “Systematic Rights Violations in Yemen: Assessing the United States’ Role and Seeking Accountability”

11 April 2019 – Yesterday, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted an event in Congress on the human rights situation in Yemen. The event, moderated by Bridget Quitter of ADHRB, featured expert panelists including Mohammad Alwazir of the Arabian Rights Watch Association (ARWA), Ali Al-Ahmed of the Institute for Gulf Affairs,[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Ali Fadhul

Sayed Ali Fadhul is a 16-year-old child who was arrested without a warrant by the Bahraini government, tortured, and denied a fair trial. Bahraini authorities arbitrarily detained Fadhul and continue to imprison him, enforcing his unjust sentence while conducting a new unfair trial against him. The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) summoned Fadhul multiple times in[…]