Bahrain: ADHRB launches joint report, “Patterns of Torture in Bahrain: Perpetrators must Face Justice”

16 March 2021 – The Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in co-operation with its human rights partners Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), will launch a report entitled, “Patterns of Torture in[…]

ADHRB raises the Spread of Culture of Impunity in Bahrain at the Human Rights Council

  On 10 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 46 during interactive debate under item 3. Madam President- We would like to thank the mandates of the Special Procedures for their work; and raise concerns about poor conditions in Bahraini prisons.  as well as ongoing religious[…]

ADHRB at HRC 46: Bahrain engages in constant attacks against Human Rights Defenders

    On 10 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 46 during interactive debate under item 3. Madam President- We would like to bring to the attention of the council the constant repression that civil society organizations and human defenders are facing in Bahrain especially under the[…]

Senator Ron Wyden Submits Statement for the Record on the 10th Anniversary of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Bahrain

8 March 2021, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) submitted a statement for the Congressional Record, addressing Bahrain’s crackdown on peaceful protestors on the 10th anniversary of the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) commends and supports Senator Wyden’s statement and the concerns that he raises. Click here for the[…]

15 Rights Groups Urge Biden Administration to Place Human Rights “at the Centre” of US-Bahrain Foreign Policy

5 March 2021 – The Biden administration should act on the president’s campaign promises by restoring human rights “as a key feature of American diplomacy” in Bahrain and the wider Arab Gulf, in light of a dramatic deterioration in the country’s rights record during the previous U.S. administration, 15 human rights groups including the American[…]