Rights groups call on states to re-engage on Bahrain human rights concerns ahead of UN Human Rights Council

31 August 2017 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) along with other international human rights organizations have sent letters to 56 governments calling for increased pressure on the Bahraini government to make significant and immediate human rights reforms. The governments who received the letter joined in supporting a joint statement[…]

NGOs to Sec. Kerry: Send US Ambassador to Nabeel Rajab’s trial

1 August 2016 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Secretary Kerry, We write to raise our serious concerns with the Government of Bahrain’s continued repression against peaceful dissent, including the renewed prosecution of Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for[…]

Al-Singace Protest Hits 200 Days, NGOs Demand His Release

7 October 2015 – Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace’s protest. Dr. al-Singace has refused all solid food in protest over the torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in Bahrain. 21 human rights organizations reiterate their call for his release in a joint-statement published today. Following growing international attention to his case,[…]

17 International NGOs Voice Support for Joint Statement on Bahrain

25 September 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – Following the publishing of a joint statement on the human rights situation in Bahrain by 33 States at the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council, 17 international NGOs sent a letter to the foreign ministries of Albania, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta,[…]