Tag: Op-ed

Nimr al-Nimr: Britain and the US Must Condemn ‘Reckless’ Saudi Arabia Over Cleric’s Execution

Nimr al-Nimr: Britain and the US Must Condemn ‘Reckless’ Saudi Arabia Over Cleric’s Execution

Today, the International Business Times published an op-ed by ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla regarding international fallout over the execution of Saudi cleric and political activist Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. The first paragraphs of the article are found below; the rest can be viewed on the IB Times website. Saudi authorities […]

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

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 […]

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 […]