NOW HIRING: Fall 2019 Legal Interns/Externs

For a PDF of this posting, click here. Now Hiring: Fall 2019 Legal Intern *Note: This is an unpaid position based in Washington, DC.*  Responsibilities Interns will: Identify and research pertinent domestic and international law; Identify and research international venues and domestic administrative fora for human rights complaints; Prepare client complaints to United Nations human[…]

Now Hiring: Spring 2019 Legal Intern

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is seeking a creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working Legal Intern for Spring 2019. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This position is supervised by an attorney.   Responsibilities Interns will: Identify and research pertinent domestic and international law;[…]

New Saudi counter-terrorism law fails to meet international standards

On 1 November 2017, Saudi Arabia established a new counter-terrorism law. This law, consisting of 96 articles (27 of which deal solely with punishments), replaces and expands upon the last counter-terror law passed in December 2013. Instead of using the nearly four years since the last passage of law to improve legislation roundly criticized for[…]

France NCP announces agreement regarding French-manufactured tear gas in Bahrain

25 July 2016 – Paris, France – The French national branch of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) today announced ADHRB and riot-control weapons company Etienne-Lacroix had come to an agreement regarding the presence of the company’s weapons in Bahrain. The agreement states that the company will take additional steps to protect against[…]