Civil Society Organizations Send Nabeel Rajab Letter to Secretary Kerry

16 October 2014 – Washington, D.C. – On 14 October, 20 civil society organizations sent a letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry expressing their deep concern over the recent arrest of prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. In the letter, the signatories urge Secretary Kerry and the U.S. Department of State to “publicly[…]

Congressman Ellison Sends Letter to Secretary Kerry on Behalf of Maryam Al-Khawaja

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain welcomes a new letter released on Friday September 19th 2014 by Congressman Keith Ellison. Congressman Ellison, an avid supporter of human rights, wrote to Secretary of State John F. Kerry to draw his attention to the recent arrest of Maryam Al- Khawaja.  Although Ms. Al-Khawaja has been released from detention,[…]

ADHRB Joins 155 Civil Society Organizations in Calling for Maryam al-Khawaja’s Release

18 SEPTEMBER 2014 – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Today, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain joined more than 150 civil society organizations from around the world in calling on the King of Bahrain to immediately release prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja. Please continue reading for the full text of the letter or click here[…]

10 Rights Groups Call for Release of Photographer Ahmed Humaidan in Letter to King of Bahrain

Ten international NGOs and rights groups signed a joint letter to the King of Bahrain calling for the release of Ahmed Humaidan, an award-winning freelance photojournalist who has been sentenced to ten years in prison. Humaidan’s case is currently up for appeal, and a ruling is expected this Sunday, 31 August 2014. The text of[…]

NGOs & Individuals Send Letter to King of Bahrain Calling for U.S. Citizen’s Release

On Friday, 23 May 2014, a group of 14 NGOs and individuals sent a joint letter to the King of Bahrain calling for the immediate release and dismissal of all charges against 17-year-old U.S. citizen, Abdulla Jaffar Abdulla, who was arrested in March and will be tried tomorrow. The letter also calls for an investigation[…]