An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

To download a PDF of the summary click here or please continue reading for the full summary. In June 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) engaged the 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva to raise awareness of ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and[…]

ADHRB Encourages Protection of Human Rights Under Legally Binding Instrument for All Business Entities

On 7 July 2015, ADHRB’s UN Liaison Amanda Milani delivered a statement during the 1st session of the Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and other Business Enterprises with respect to Human Rights, at the United Nations in Geneva. This IGWG is charged with developing a legally binding treaty for TNCs and other[…]

ADHRB Condemns Qatari Migrant Labor Abuse at HRC29

On June 15, Executive Director of ADHRB, Husain Abdulla, delivered an oral intervention at the 29th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 2 on human rights in Bahrain. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain[…]

World Cup Slavery

The past few months have been challenging for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Sony announced that it will not renew its sponsorship contract with FIFA, following a similar announcement from Emirates Airlines earlier this month. Recent allegations of bribery resulted in an internal ethics investigation, while more than 1,200 migrant workers have died[…]

Rally to End #WorldCupSlavery at Qatari Embassy in Washington DC

December 1, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – On December 2nd 2014, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, with co-sponsors Amnesty International, the MENA Solidarity Network-US, the International Trade Union Confederation, and Georgetown Law HRA-AI, will hold a rally at the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington, DC. Scheduled for the United[…]