ADHRB Joins Letter to Saudi-led Coalition on IHL Violations in Yemen

Last week, ADHRB joined a group of five NGOs in a letter to King Salman of Saudi Arabia requesting that the Saudi-led coalition observe international humanitarian law and principles of medical impartiality as it conducts hostilities in Yemen. Find the text of the letter below, and the full letter here. — H.R.H. King Salman bin[…]

February Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Prisoners of Conscience

More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically motivated prison sentences continue.  Numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars today, including hundreds of prisoners of conscience. Every month, ADHRB, BIRD and BCHR ask all defenders of human rights to take part in highlighting each of[…]

Dr. Saeed al-Samahiji: August Champion for Justice

Bahrain Champion for Justice: Dr. Saeed al-Samahiji Dr. Saeed al-Samahiji is an ophthalmologist and human rights activist who extended his medical services to help injured protesters during the 2011 pro-democracy protests in Bahrain. As a result, Dr. Al-Samahiji was among 20 medics that were convicted by a special military court on 29 September 2011 for[…]

A Follow-Up Report on Bahrain’s UPR Second Cycle: The Deteriorating of Human Rights

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to announce the release of: A Follow-Up Report on Bahrain’s UPR Second Cycle: The Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Bahrain. On 6 July 6 2012, the member States of the United Nations Human Rights Council submitted 176 recommendations to the Government of Bahrain as part of[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 43

ADHRB Holds Event at the UN Human Rights Council, Husain Abdulla Speaks in Session Last week ADHRB was at the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. In addition to conducted high-level meetings to discuss the human rights situation in Bahrain, ADHRB co-sponsored an event on Bahraini Human Rights Defenders, Bahrain’s Implementation of its[…]