Tag: Prisoners of Conscience

Profiles in Persecution: Abbas Ismaeel Ghuloom

Profiles in Persecution: Abbas Ismaeel Ghuloom

Abbas Ismaeel Ghuloom was a professional football player in Bahrain, having played for the Manama Club and the national team between the years 2000 and 20O2. He graduated from Ahlia University and worked as an accountant in the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait for seven years. In March 2011, he […]

At HRC 43, Bahrain: Consistent Policy of Torture

At HRC 43, Bahrain: Consistent Policy of Torture

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under Item 3’s Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture. The intervention focused on the arrest and detention of Bahraini activists who have been detained and tortured for their engagement with the […]

Updated Profile in Persecution: Sayed Kadhem Ali

Updated Profile in Persecution: Sayed Kadhem Ali

Sayed Kadhem Ali was a former political prisoner, who tragically died from terminal cancer following egregious medical negligence during his detention in Jau Prison between 2015 and 2018. Sayed suffered from a tumor in his brain and despite numerous calls to provide sufficient medical treatment, one of which directly written […]

French MPs Pancher and Hammouche Table Two Written Questions on Bahrain

French MPs Pancher and Hammouche Table Two Written Questions on Bahrain

11 December 2019 – Yesterday, two members of the French National Assembly, Mr. Pancher and Mr. Hammouche, tabled two questions to draw the attention of the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs to human rights violations in Bahrain. In his question, Mr. Pancher expressed his concerns over the executions […]

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

10 December 2019 – Today is Human Rights Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In honor of this occasion, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reiterates our call for all governments around the world to protect and promote fundamental […]