Dispatch: The Failure of French Ambassadors to Support Human Rights Defenders

 In a year of political turmoil for the European Union, as well as countries near and abroad, France continues to project its image as a leader of humanitarian values and a proponent of “liberté, égalité, fraternité.” However, our research over the previous months has evidenced that liberty, equality, and fraternity are far from the French[…]

ADHRB urges new French Ambassador to Bahrain to make human rights a priority

16 October 2019 – On 8 October, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to Jerome Cauchard, the ambassador-designee for France to the Kingdom of Bahrain, ahead of his arrival in Manama and before he assumed his role as ambassador. In the letter, ADHRB urged Ambassador Cauchard to make human[…]