Bahrain Court Delays Verdict on Death Row Torture Victims to Christmas Day

27 November 2019 – Without offering any justification, Bahrain’s High Criminal Appeals Court has delayed a judgment due today in the case of Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa. Both men had previously been sentenced to death on the basis of torture-tainted confessions. Lawyers have been notified that the verdict will now be issued on December[…]

Three French MPs Table Questions on Bahrain

26 November 2019 – Three Members of Parliament (MPs) in France have tabled questions to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs concerning human rights abuses in Bahrain. MP Sébastien Nadot tabled a question on serious human rights abuses in Bahrain, including torture and arbitrary executions, and noting the arrest and torture of political opposition[…]

UN Experts express “shock, dismay, and outrage” at arbitrary execution of Saudi citizen

7 November 2019 – Today, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an Opinion on the case of Abbas al-Hassan, a Saudi man who was arrested in 2013 and executed on 23 April 2019. The WGAD found his detention to have been arbitrary and unlawful, in violation of his right to a[…]

At HRC42 ADHRB raised concerns over Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Violations and The Lack of Respect for the Membership Criteria

Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council during the General Debate under Item 5. ADHRB raised concerns about Saudi Arabia’s membership to the Council, highlighting its continuous disregard for human rights. Click here for the PDF format and find below[…]

Joint Side Event at HRC42: Executions and Arbitrary Detention in Saudi Arabia

19 September 2019 – Today, during the 42nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) along with the European Centre for Democracy & Human Rights (ECDHR), the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR), ALQST, MENA Rights Group and the Right[…]