French MP Frederique Dumas Addresses the Minister for Europe And Foreign Affairs Concerning the Blighted Treatment of Female Government Critics in Bahrain

  French parliament representative, Frederique Dumas, called up the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves le Drian to highlight the frequent human rights violations against women in Bahrain. Frederique Dumas, politician and film producer, who was elected as a deputy of the National Assembly in 2017, where she also serves in the Committee[…]

Bahrain Releases Three Prominent Female Political Prisoners, Thousands Remain in Detention

On 8 August 2019, the Bahraini government released two prominent female political prisoners, Ameera AlQashami and Faten Naser. Two days later, the government released a third prominent political prisoner, Najah Yusuf. Najah, who was serving a three-year prison sentence, was pardoned and released along with 104 other individuals on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.[…]

ADHRB, BIRD, and NGOs Call on FIA and Formula One to Urge Bahrain to Release Najah Yusuf and Ahmed Humaidan

27 March 2019 – Yesterday, 26 March 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), along with 13 NGOs, sent a letter to the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) calling on them and Formula One to visit Najah Yusuf and Ahmed Humaidan in prison[…]

ADHRB Disappointed by Formula One’s Weak Response to NGO Concerns for Imprisoned Bahraini Activist

12 March 2019 – On 4 March 2019, Formula One (F1) responded to a letter sent by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and sixteen other NGOs on 6 February 2019 raising serious concerns surrounding allegations of the arbitrary detention and torture of Bahraini activist Najah Yusuf following her social media activity[…]

ADHRB Panel Event at HRC40 makes the case for International Action on Bahrain

5 March 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a panel event at the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in which panelists outlined the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, making the case for international action to stem the slide in human rights. The[…]