ADHRB Marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

WASHINGTON, DC – August 30, 2013 – On August 30, nations around the world take pause to commemorate the United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Defined as the arrest, detention, or abduction of a person against their will by officials or organized groups affiliated with a government, followed by a refusal to disclose the fate[…]

Bahrain’s Lonely Struggle

*By Husain Abdulla Last month, frustration over the Muslim Brotherhood’s power grab in Egypt sparked a resurgence in massive demonstrations that resulted in the military-led ouster of President Mohammed Morsi. While people around the world remain captivated by events in Egypt, the Bahraini people continue their struggle for a representative government and basic human rights.[…]

ADHRB Observes World Press Freedom Day

Washington, DC – May 2, 2013 – Twenty years ago today, the United Nations Generally Assembly proclaimed May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day. Since then, nations around the world have paused to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom. On the 20th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, Americans for Democracy and Human[…]