Tag: Congress

Senate Blocks Resolution Disapproving US Arms Sales to Bahrain, But Votes Show Increasing Congressional Concern for Human Rights in the Kingdom

Senate Blocks Resolution Disapproving US Arms Sales to Bahrain, But Votes Show Increasing Congressional Concern for Human Rights in the Kingdom

13 June 2019 – Today, the United States (US) Senate voted to block a resolution (S. J. Res. 20), introduced by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), which would have disapproved of the proposed sale to the Government of Bahrain of “certain defense articles and services.” Under the Trump Administration, the State […]

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

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 […]

ADHRB and NGOs Call on HFAC to Urge Accountability on Khashoggi’s Case

ADHRB and NGOs Call on HFAC to Urge Accountability on Khashoggi’s Case

14 March 2019 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and 10 other human rights organizations sent a letter to the leadership of the House Foreign Affairs Committee to undertake additional action concerning the extrajudicial killing of Jamal Khashoggi. The NGOs, led by Human Rights First, sent a letter to Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and […]