ADHRB Honors Journalists on World Press Freedom Day

3 May 2016 – Today marks the United Nation’s 23rd World Press Freedom Day, which assesses the state of freedom of the press around the world and commemorates those journalists attacked, imprisoned, and tortured for their work. On this day, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) honors those journalists in Bahrain who[…]

Bahraini Authorities Arbitrarily Arrest Journalist Mahmood al-Jazeeri

On Monday, Bahraini security forces arbitrarily arrested journalist Mahmood al-Jazeeri, increasing the number of journalists, photographers, bloggers and internet activists under arrest in Bahrain to more than twenty. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) expresses its[…]

End Impunity: Violence against Journalists in Bahrain

2 November 2015 – On this day in 2013, two French journalists were murdered in Mali. To commemorate their loss, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed 2 November the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. The corresponding UN resolution dedicated the date to all members of the press who have suffered from violence. It[…]