Tag: denaturalization

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Eminent Shia Cleric Stripped of Citizenship, Faces Deportation

20 June 2016 – Washington, DC – In its latest attempt to stifle free speech and expression, the Government of Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim. Sheikh Isa is highly regarded as the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shia population, who make up the majority of the […]

ADHRB Responds to High Commissioner Zeid’s Remarks on Bahrain

ADHRB Responds to High Commissioner Zeid’s Remarks on Bahrain

Mr. High Commissioner, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, with the support of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, thank you for raising your concerns regarding the continued arbitrary arrest, revocation of citizenship and deportation of political opposition, journalists and […]