Tag: Human Rights

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

10 December 2019 – Today is Human Rights Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In honor of this occasion, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reiterates our call for all governments around the world to protect and promote fundamental […]

Two Portuguese MPs Table Questions on Bahrain

Two Portuguese MPs Table Questions on Bahrain

5 December 2019 – On 30 November, Portuguese Members of Parliament (MP) Alexandra Vieira and Pedro Filipe Soares, members of the Bloco de Esquerda (BE) party, tabled two questions to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Assembly of the Republic. MPs Vieira and Soares asked the Ministry to explain […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea is a 20-year-old former student who has been arrested multiple times since 2012, often for various illegal assembly charges relating to pro-democracy demonstrations. He was subjected to torture, sentenced in an unfair trial, and is currently being denied medical care in prison. Hasan was most recently arrested […]

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

3 December 2019 – Today, French Member of Parliament (MP) Clémentine Autain tabled a question to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on “serious human rights abuses” in Bahrain. She noted the intensification of human rights abuses since 2017, including arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, and sexual assault, and […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Moosa Ali

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Moosa Ali

Hasan Moosa Ali is a Bahraini student with learning disabilities who was arrested multiple times, tortured, and sentenced to a total of 23 years’ imprisonment in a series of unfair trials. Hasan is currently imprisoned at Jau Prison. On 5 September 2012, officials raided Hasan’s family home in an attempt […]