ADHRB Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre

June 4, 2014 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. On this date in 1989, the Chinese government crushed pro-democracy protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, opening fire on peaceful student protesters that had camped on the grounds. Since then, the Chinese government has silenced any talk about the tragedy and has halted attempts[…]

Stabilizing Bahrain: The Case for U.S. Leadership at the UN Human Rights Council

This Saturday, May 24, prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab is scheduled to be released from prison after completing an arbitrary and politically-motivated sentence. After 2 years detention, Rajab will leave prison only to find his country in crisis. Compounding abuses from the past three years have laid waste to human rights in Bahrain, creating a rapidly[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

In March, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) engaged the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Switzerland to raise awareness of ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain. ADHRB met with dozens of member states, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, various[…]

ADHRB Files OECD Complaint against Formula One Activities in Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – 20 March 2014 – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) has engaged the services of Deighton Pierce Glynn solicitors in London to file a complaint against UK-based Formula One management, teams, and sponsors under the Guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The complaint alleges that[…]