ADHRB, BIRD, and ECDHR Condemn the NIHR’s Whitewashing of Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain Prisons

2 October 2018 – Yesterday, the Bahrain National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) issued a statement denying the allegations of mistreatment reported by three women in Bahrain’s Isa Town Women’s Prison. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the European Centre for Democracy and[…]

ADHRB Calls Attention to the Plight of Unknown Prisoners in Bahrain

On Wednesday 27 June, during the Item 4 General Debate at the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Legal Fellow Bridget Quitter delivered an oral intervention calling the world’s attention to the plight of thousands of unknown and average citizens in prison in Bahrain. Quitter highlighted that hundreds of Bahrainis are[…]

Bahrain Continues Arbitrary Imprisonment of Taiba Darwish Despite Reduced Sentence

**Update: Bahraini political prisoner Taiba Darwish completed her reduced three-year sentence and was released from Isa Town Women’s Prison on Monday, 14 May 2018. On 18 April 2018, a Bahraini appeals court reduced the sentence against political prisoner Taiba Darwish from five to three years in prison. Darwish was arbitrarily imprisoned in 2016 in reprisal[…]