Medical Negligence in Bahraini Prisons

Since the 2011 protests and intensified crackdown on civil society, Bahraini authorities continue to use elements of torture, abuse, threats, and unjust treatment against political prisoners as reprisals for their activism. Pressing concerns in the kingdom’s prisons, ran by the corrupt Ministry of Interior, range from poor living conditions to medical neglect and blatant disregard[…]

ADHRB Raises Concerns over Hassan Mushaima Treatment before HRC 39

On Monday 17 September, at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Director of Advocacy delivered an oral intervention during the Agenda Item 3 General Debate. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns about Bahrain’s continued restrictions against Hassan Mushaima and other high profile political prisoners, including restrictions on access to healthcare.[…]

UK Must Condemn Bahrain Embassy Reprisal Attack Against Ali Mushaima

Washington, DC – 14 August 2018: Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) has sent an open letter to British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt calling on the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to strongly condemn the Bahraini Embassy’s harassment of peaceful activist Ali Mushaima[…]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Bahrain’s Failure to Implement its UPR Recommendations

On 25 September at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 6 General Debate. In his intervention, al-Hoori highlighted the Bahraini government’s failure to implement its UPR recommendations, including its judicial harassment of human rights defenders and civil and political society[…]