HRC 44: ADHRB’s Written Submission on Kuwait during United Nation Human Rights Council

Americaans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted the following written statement for the record during the 44th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The statements addressed migrant workers’ rights violations in Kuwait. Migrant Workers’ Rights Violations in Kuwait, please click here to view the full statement  

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hammad Ali Hammad Ahmed

Ali was deprived from completing his last high school year in the Industrial School in AL-Muharraq, and from playing his favorite game and hobby “Handball”. In 2015, Ali was arrested without a warrant. He endured many human rights violations; he was interrogated without a lawyer, convicted in an unfair trial, and was subjected to torture[…]

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[…]

Bahrain: Halt Executions of Two Men Unfairly Convicted – 16 Rights Groups Appeal to King to Commute Sentences

23 July 2020 – King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain should commute the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moosa, 16 international and Bahraini rights groups said today in a joint letter to the king. The men were not afforded a fair trial and their allegations of torture were not adequately investigated. Security forces[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed Ebrahim

z28 year old Jasim Mohamed Ebrahim was arrested in November 2015 by Bahraini authorities on account of terror-related charges for joining a terrorist group named “Zulfiqar Brigades” and sentenced to life imprisonment. After being accused in a mass trial, his citizenship was revoked Following his arbitrary detention, he is serving a life sentence at the[…]