Tag: Enforced Disappearance

ADHRB observes the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

ADHRB observes the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Today, 30 August 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) observes the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances established by the United Nations. The practice of enforced disappearances undermines the most basic human rights, including the rights to recognition as a person before the law, […]

NGOs Raise Concern Over Forcibly Disappeared Sayed Alawi

NGOs Raise Concern Over Forcibly Disappeared Sayed Alawi

Today, 23 August 2017, a group of international NGOs, including Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and Amnesty International, sent a letter to the Bahraini government to request information concerning Sayed Alawi Hussain al-Alawi. Sayed Alawi is a victim of enforced disappearance; the Bahraini authorities have forcibly disappeared […]

Emirati Activist Ahmed Mansoor Spends 100 Days in Prison

Emirati Activist Ahmed Mansoor Spends 100 Days in Prison

This week marks 100 days of blogger and pro-democracy activist Ahmed Mansoor’s arbitrary imprisonment in the United Arab Emirates. Having been awarded the Martin Ennals Award for his exceptional work as a human rights defender, Mansoor is one of the most prominent activists in the Gulf region. On 20 March […]