ADHRB Condemns the Reduction in Sentence for Officer Responsible for Ali Mushaima’s Death

WASHINGTON, DC – October 21, 2013 – Today, the Criminal High Court of Bahrain decided on the appeal of the unnamed police officer responsible for the death of Ali Abdulhadi Mushaima, reducing his sentence from seven to three years in prison. Found guilty of “beating leading to death,” the officer was originally given the highest[…]

ADHRB Concerned by Immense Tear Gas Purchasing Order Issued by Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

WASHINGTON, DC – October 18, 2013 – On Wednesday, October 16, advocacy group Bahrain Watch leaked a document revealing the details of a purchase request made by the Bahrain Ministry of Interior for massive quantities of tear gas. Given the Government of Bahrain’s history of abuse of these ‘non-lethal weapons,’ often resulting in the serious injury[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 20

Featured Tweets ADHRB Commemorates the International Day of Nonviolence October 2nd marked the United Nations’ annual International Day of Nonviolence, founded in 2007 on the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. A time for appreciating the role of nonviolence in building tolerant and peaceful societies, this holiday celebrates the past accomplishments of people driven to positive action in[…]

Upcoming Panel Discussion | Bahrain’s Arrested Revolution: The Struggle for Rights and Reform

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, Creative Peace Initiative, American Muslim Students Association, & Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs present:

ADHRB Commemorates the International Day of Nonviolence

WASHINGTON, DC – October 2nd, 2013 – Today marks the United Nations’ 7th annual International Day of Nonviolence, established to commemorate the vital role of nonviolence in building tolerant and peaceful societies. Described by the United Nations as politics for ordinary people, nonviolence uses tactics of occupation, protest, persuasion, and non-compliance to achieve respect and[…]