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[…]

No Country for Outsiders: Qatar Detains Human Rights Defenders

On 31 August 2014, Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev disappeared from Doha, Qatar, just before they were supposed to board their plane to leave the country. The pair of human rights defenders were in the country researching the plight of migrant workers in the Gulf emirate. Shortly before their disappearance, the researchers communicated to their[…]