Tag: International Community

NGOs Welcome European Parliament Resolution on Nabeel Rajab and Bahrain

NGOs Welcome European Parliament Resolution on Nabeel Rajab and Bahrain

14 June 2018 – The European Parliament (EP) today adopted a resolution condemning escalating repression in Bahrain and calling on the government to unconditionally release imprisoned human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the […]

Bahrain’s UPR National Report: A Response with Selected Assessments – Part I

Bahrain’s UPR National Report: A Response with Selected Assessments – Part I

This is the first installment in ADHRB’s series assessing Bahrain’s National Report on its Universal Periodic Review implementation status.  For the second installment, click here, and for the third installment, click here. In advance of Bahrain’s third four-year cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights (UPR), the Office […]

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in conjunction with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), is pleased to announce our new report, Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression. See a summary of the assessment below, and […]

Rights groups urge 50 states: ‘Call for Nabeel Rajab’s release’

Rights groups urge 50 states: ‘Call for Nabeel Rajab’s release’

15 September 2016 – Rights groups yesterday wrote to the governments of 50 states urging them to publicly call for the release of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who faces up to 15 years’ imprisonment for comments he made on Twitter. Last week, Bahrain brought the new charge of […]