NGOs to Sec. Kerry: Send US Ambassador to Nabeel Rajab’s trial

1 August 2016 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Secretary Kerry, We write to raise our serious concerns with the Government of Bahrain’s continued repression against peaceful dissent, including the renewed prosecution of Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for[…]

MEPs send a letter to EU Representative on the re-arrest of Nabeel Rajab and the current situation in Bahrain

Dear HR/VP Federica Mogherini, Nabeel Rajab, the prominent human rights defender and President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), has been arrested once again by Bahraini authorities on Monday June 13th, and has since been kept in solitary confinement. Nabeel was last released from prison in July 2015 following a European Parliament resolution[…]

Letter Urges Secretary Kerry to Press UAE to Stop Persecuting Human Rights Defenders

On the occasion of Secretary Kerry’s meeting with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Human Rights First (HRF) sent a letter to the Secretary asking him to raise the cases of several prominent human rights defenders facing persecution in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Nasser[…]

ADHRB Joins More Than 100 Multi-Faith Orgs to Urge Swift Reauthorization of USCIRF

On September 9, 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) joined more than 100 multi-faith organizations and individual signatories in sending an urgent letter calling for the reauthorization of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC). The letter gathered the highest number of signatories in[…]

15 NGOs Send Letter to UN Special Rapporteurs on Mohammed al-Ajami

On the commencement of the 30th session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), along with 14 international NGOs, sent a letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the Special Rapporteur in the Field of[…]