Three Years of Arbitrary Detention: ADHRB Commemorates the Anniversary of Nabeel Rajab’s Arrest and Calls for His Release

14 June 2019 – Yesterday marked three years since human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested at his home on 13 June 2016 by Bahraini security forces, led by the Ministry of Interior’s notorious Cybercrime Unit in the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption, Economic, and Electronic Security (GDAEES). Nabeel Rajab has been repeatedly targeted by the[…]

Secretary Pompeo Fails to Publicly Address Human Rights Issues During Bahrain Visit

15 January 2019 – On 8 January 2019, United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo embarked on a week-long trip to the Middle East and Arab Gulf, where he met with various leaders and high-level officials to discuss critical regional issues. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is deeply disappointed with[…]

ADHRB and GCHR Side Event at HRC 39 Discusses the Repression of Freedoms in Bahrain

On Wednesday 12 September, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted a side event at the 39th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC), in cooperation with the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR). Susan Wilding from CIVICUS moderated the event, which featured the Special Rapportuer on the freedom[…]