ADHRB, BIRD Urge FIFA to Reject Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa’s Bid for FIFA Presidency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 October 2015 Washington, D.C. – Amidst allegations of complicity in crimes against humanity, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, the President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and a member of the Bahraini royal family, today announced his candidacy for President of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA). In light of[…]

ADHRB Raises Concern over Bahrain Candidate for FIFA Presidency

October 19, 2015 Issa Hayatou Acting President International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) FIFA-Strausse 20 P.O. Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland Dear Mr. Issa Hayatou and members of the FIFA Executive Committee, In 2013, our organization wrote to FIFA President Mr. Joseph Blatter expressing our deep concern over allegations of unethical behavior conducted by FIFA committee[…]

ADHRB Encourages Protection of Human Rights Under Legally Binding Instrument for All Business Entities

On 7 July 2015, ADHRB’s UN Liaison Amanda Milani delivered a statement during the 1st session of the Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and other Business Enterprises with respect to Human Rights, at the United Nations in Geneva. This IGWG is charged with developing a legally binding treaty for TNCs and other[…]