ADHRB Joins NGO Letter to the EU Concerning the Arrest of Nabeel Rajab

On 7 April 2015, a coalition of NGOs including Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the World Organization against Torture (OMCT), the Bahrain Center for Rights and Democracy (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the European Center for Rights and Democracy[…]

Elections Fuel Cycle of Instability in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), having condemned in the strongest terms the recent arrest and alleged torture of at least thirteen women in Bahrain, would like to call further attention to the instability perpetuated by[…]

Bahrain’s Allies Must Take Action to Free Human Rights Defenders

28 October 2014 – The undersigned 40 organisations call on the international community to publicly condemn the ongoing crackdown on human rights defenders, who face harassment, imprisonment, and forced exile for peacefully exercising their internationally recognised rights to freedom of expression and assembly. With parliamentary elections in Bahrain scheduled for 22 November, the international community[…]

MEPs Call for Immediate Release of Nabeel Rajab

56 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) called for the immediate release of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. In the statement, the MEPs urged the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Member States “to publicly condemn the ongoing violations of the basic human rights of free expression in Bahrain, and call for[…]

VIDEO: Husain Abdulla Addresses European Parliament on Human Rights in Bahrain

On 24 September 2014, ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla delivered remarks to the European Union’s Subcommittee on Human Rights in Brussels. In his statement, Mr. Abdulla said that any solution that is offered by the Government of Bahrain to resolve the ongoing situation should be welcomed, but that “what Bahrain needs right now is an[…]