Now Hiring: 2020 European Advocacy Internship – Dublin

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is seeking creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working applicants for a full-time six month Advocacy Internship based in Dublin, Ireland. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This is a remote, office-less, and unpaid internship that reports directly to the[…]

Members of Ireland’s Parliament Table Questions on Bahrain

This post was updated on 18 October to reflect Foreign Minister Coveney’s response to Frank O’Rourke’s 15 October question. 15 October 2019 – Since mid-September, as a result of ongoing advocacy efforts by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Members of the Oireachtas and of the Senate in Ireland raised concerns about[…]

5 Irish Parliamentarians Call for Ireland to Raise Bahrain in the Human Rights Council

On 8 May 2019, Ruth Coppinger TD, Seán Crowe TD, John Brassil TD, Brendan Howlin TD, and Eamon Scanlon TD – five of Ireland’s elected members of parliament – put forward a number of questions to Simon Coveney TD, Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain. Americans[…]

Bahrain’s Pro-Democracy Movement in Ireland

21 March 2019 – Bahrain’s pro-democracy movement has evolved into a borderless campaign, one that has garnered political support across the globe through citizens’ initiatives, NGO campaigns, and government-sanctioned policy plans. The level of attention evidenced by the people of Ireland to the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, a country thousands of miles away,[…]

Over 70 Members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann Call on TD Simon Coveney to Pressure the Bahraini Government to Meet Criteria Prior to Elections

19 November 2018 – Last week, over 70 members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann (TDs) expressed serious concern over Bahrain’s suppression of civil and political society ahead of the Kingdom’s parliamentary elections in a letter to TD Simon Coveney. In particular, the letter raised the case of Sheikh Ali Salman, a leading opposition figure recently sentenced to[…]