HRC43 Written Statement: Bahrain’s Death Penalty

Ahead of the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) wishes to take the opportunity at the 43rd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) to raise concerns about Bahrain’s use of the death penalty, in particular, the executions of two[…]

Italian Members of Parliament Palazzoto and Quartapelle Procopio Question Italian Foreign Minister on Bahraini Human rights Violations during State Visit by Bahraini Crown Prince

With growing concern and awareness within the international community regarding the human rights violations in Bahrain, specifically framed within the recent upholding of the death sentences of Mohammad Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, many members of Parliament have begun to press their foreign ministers to issue condemnations in order to obtain respect for, and the safeguarding[…]

Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin Answers Questions on Human Rights in Bahrain

27 January 2020 – On Tuesday 21 January 2020, Belgium’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin was questioned by Belgium’s Ecolo Groen party Minister Samuel Cogolati regarding Bahrain and its human rights violations. Minister Cogolati’s statement begins by highlighting the human rights crisis in Bahrain, stating that “the situation of the 4000 political[…]

Dawood al-Marhoon to spend another birthday on death row in Saudi Arabia

On February 6 2020, Dawood al-Marhoon will turn 25-years-old making this his fifth birthday on death row in Saudi Arabia. Al-Marhoon was arrested without a warrant in May 2012 at the Al-Dammam hospital while being prepared for surgery on an injury he incurred during a peaceful protest. Al-Marhoon was only a teenager when he was[…]

Head of Italy’s Democratic Party Issues Statement on Death Sentences of Mohammed Ramadhan and Hussain Ali Moosa

22 January 2020 – On 8 January 2020, Bahrain’s High Criminal Court of Appeal upheld the convictions and death sentences of Mohammed Ramadhan Issa Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa, which had initially been overturned by Bahrain’s Court of Cassation in October 2018, and the case was returned to the Court of Appeals for re-examination,[…]