ADHRB at HRC39 raises concerns about women’s rights and restrictions on expression and assembly in Saudi

On Tuesday 11 September 2018, during the 39th session of the United Nations, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during the Item 2 General Debate on the oral update by the new High Commission for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet. In the remarks, ADHRB raised concern about the widespread[…]

The Detention of Mohammed al-Bajadi and the Continued Targeting of ACPRA

On 25 May 2018, Saudi authorities arrested prominent human rights defender Mohammed al-Bajadi. He was arrested along with almost a dozen women rights defenders because of his activism and human rights work. While a number of the women who were arrested have been released, al-Bajadi remains in detention. Mohammed al-Bajadi is a businessman and a[…]