Ali al-Dubaisy Delivers Intervention at HRC29 on Lack of Accountability for GCC States’ UPRs

On 26 June 2015, Saudi activist Ali al-Dubaisy delivered an oral intervention at the 29th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 6 on human rights in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة[…]

ADHRB Executive Director Delivers Intervention on Suppression of Free Speech in Qatar

On 22 June 2015 ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla delivered an oral intervention during the Item 2 & 3 General Debate at the 29th Session of the United Nation Human Rights Council.  The intervention focused on the suppression of free speech in Gulf States.  Access a PDF of it in English here. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة[…]

Congressmen Send Letter to Obama Urging Reconsideration of MNNA Status for GCC

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly supports the recent letter sent to President Barack Obama by Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) calling for the U.S. government to reconsider designating Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates as major non-NATO allies (MNNA). While maintaining a close relationship with[…]