ADHRB submitted a written statement to the Human Rights Council on UAE’s human rights abuses

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) put forth a written statement to the Human Rights Council. The submission addresses human rights abuses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), particularly violations of free expression, unlawful arrests, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention following unfair trials, and torture. The submission furthermore  condemned the UAE involvement in[…]

ADHRB Strongly Condemns Bahrain’s New Legal Campaign to Attack Activists on Social Media

4 June 2019 – In the last few weeks, the Bahraini government has taken increased measures to criminalize dissent via social media, specifically targeting the accounts of activists and their followers with a new legal campaign and increased threats. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns this intense suppression of free[…]

ADHRB Disappointed by Formula One’s Weak Response to NGO Concerns for Imprisoned Bahraini Activist

12 March 2019 – On 4 March 2019, Formula One (F1) responded to a letter sent by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and sixteen other NGOs on 6 February 2019 raising serious concerns surrounding allegations of the arbitrary detention and torture of Bahraini activist Najah Yusuf following her social media activity[…]

ADHRB at the UN: Saudi Arabia’s ongoing restrictions on freedom of expression

11 March 2019 – ADHRB takes this opportunity, along with the Alsalam Foundation, to deliver an oral intervention during the 40th session of the Human Rights Council: General Debate on Item 3. Ms. Alexis Henning spoke on Saudi Arabia’s targeting of activists and human rights defenders and the Kingdom’s recurring restrictions on freedom of expression[…]

ADHRB Panel Event at HRC40 makes the case for International Action on Bahrain

5 March 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a panel event at the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in which panelists outlined the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, making the case for international action to stem the slide in human rights. The[…]