Congressman McGovern in a Congressional Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Bahrain Peaceful Protests: US Should Pause all Arm Sales and Develop a Contingency Plan to Relocate the 5th Fleet

Congressman James McGovern (D-MA) submitted a statement for the Congressional Record, addressing Bahrain’s crackdown on peaceful protestors on the 10th anniversary of the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) commends and supports Congressman McGovern’s statement and the concerns that he raises. Click here for the full text of the statement Click[…]

Congressman James McGovern delivers speech on one-year anniversary of Nabeel Rajab’s arbitrary arrest

On 13 June 2017, US Congressman James McGovern delivered a speech in Congress to mark the arbitrary arrest and one-year detention of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Congressman McGovern is Rajab’s advocate in the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission’s Defending Freedoms Project for Prisoners of Conscience and has been a champion for publicly condemning[…]