Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 12

Featured Followers ADHRB Marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture In 1997, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed June 26 to be the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Each year, nations and organizations around the world pause on this day to speak out against torture and to honor and[…]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 11

Featured Followers US Legislators Express Concern in Letter to King about Cancellation of UN Special Rapporteur’s Visit to Bahrain UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez Credit: Associated Press On June 7th, 20 members of the US Congress sent a letter to King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain to express their “concern and disappointment” regarding the recent[…]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 10

Featured Followers ADHRB features relevant, timely Tweets by its Twitter followers in each newsletter. Bahrain’s Crown Prince Visits Washington, DC Credit: The White House Last week, Bahrain’s Crown Prince met with US Executive branch officials–including Vice President Biden and Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken–during his visit to Washington, DC. President Barack Obama briefly joined a meeting[…]