HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to human rights violations in sporting events

On June 28, ADHRB associate Amanda Milani delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 10.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Esteemed Panelists, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain welcomes this opportunity to address the Council on[…]

Mohammed Hassan Jawad and the Unseen in Bahrain

In 2015, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used Legos to create portraits of 176 political activists from around the world. Some of the names and faces of political exiles and prisoners of conscience were recognizable, such as Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Edward Snowden, and Chelsea Manning. Included were some lesser known names around the[…]

Immediate and Impartial Investigation Needed After Death of Teenager

The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) alongside the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) and the Justice Human Rights Organization (JHRO) call for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death of 17-year-old Ali Abdulghani after he died[…]

NGOs Commemorate International Women’s Day

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in coordination with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights (BIRD) would like to take the occasion of the International Day of Women to commemorate the position of women human rights defenders, peaceful protesters, and non-aligned medical practitioners in[…]

March Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Imprisoned Women

More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically motivated prison sentences continue.  Numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars today, including thousands of prisoners of conscience. Every month, ADHRB, BIRD and BCHR ask all defenders of human rights to take part in highlighting each of[…]