Tag: Human Rights

Op-ed | In Bahrain, An Uprising Unabated

By Husain Adulla* More than two years after peaceful demonstrators took to the streets to demand reforms, Bahrain’s uprising has not abated. Activists and opposition groups continue to demand the basic human rights and political reforms promised to them by their government. Rather than meet the opposition’s calls for reform, […]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 8

Featured Followers ADHRB features relevant, timely Tweets by its Twitter followers in each newsletter.   ADHRB Asks UNESCO to Change Name and Funding Source of King Hamad Prize   2011 Winners of the UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize with Ms. Irinia Bokova. Credit: UNESCO   On May 8, Americans for Democracy […]

ADHRB Observes World Press Freedom Day

Washington, DC – May 2, 2013 – Twenty years ago today, the United Nations Generally Assembly proclaimed May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day. Since then, nations around the world have paused to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom. On the 20th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, […]

ADHRB Commemorates International Workers’ Day

Washington, DC – May 1, 2013 – As more than 80 nations across the globe celebrate International Workers’ Day, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) stands in solidarity with the people of Bahrain who have been victimized by the Bahrain government in recent years for exercising their […]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly Newsletter: Issue 7

Featured Followers ADHRB features relevant, timely Tweets by its Twitter followers in each newsletter. ADHRB Calls for Bahrain’s AFC Presidential Nominee to be Rejected, Citing Role in Human Rights Abuses Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa, Bahrain Football Association President Credit: AFP Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) […]