Profile in Persecution: Sayed Qasim Jalil Abdullah

Sayed Qasim Jalil Ali Abdullah is a young Bahraini from the village of Al-Dair in the city of Muharraq. He was 20 years old when he was arrested without judicial arrest warrant in 2018. He faced multiple human rights violations, including torture, enforced disappearance, and unfair mass trial. He was falsely charged with joining the[…]

Profile in Persecution: AbdulAziz AbdulRedha Isa

Updated: AbdulAziz AbdulRedha Isa was a 23-year-old security guard when he was arrested without a warrant in 2011 after a raid. AbdulAziz was brutally tortured afterwards, which resulted in severe head and body injuries. After being unfairly convicted by the military court, AbdulAziz was transferred to Jau Prison, where he remains to carry out his[…]

HRC42 Written Statement: ADHRB unequivocally condemns the attack on Photojournalist by Bahraini Embassy in London

Ahead of the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the Council concerning the treatment of journalists in the Gulf, and impunity, as well as efforts by Gulf states like Bahrain to silence dissent even outside their borders. Continue[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Mohamed Qambar

Hasan Mohamed Qambar is a 29-year-old Bahraini citizen currently detained in Jau Prison. Hasan is a photojournalist who documented human rights violations in Bahrain during the 2011 uprising. Authorities arrested him in April 2011 after he covered the first two months of the pro-democracy protests in February and March. He was sentenced to one and[…]

HRC38 Written Statement: ADHRB Assessment of the UAE 3rd Cycle UPR

On the occasion of the 38th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB submitted a written statement to the Council regarding the third Universal Periodic Review cycle of the United Arab Emirates. For a PDF of this statement, please click here. ADHRB Assessment of the UAE 3rd Cycle UPR Third Cycle UPR Overview The United Nations[…]