Profile in Persecution: Hasan Radhi AlBaqali

Hasan Radhi AlBaqali was a 28-year-old security personnel at a private company when he was arrested by Omani authorities on 22 February 2016 at Muscat Airport Oman based on Bahrain’s allegations, via INTERPOL, that he was a fugitive from justice. During his detention, he was subjected to torture and to several human rights violations. Recently,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed AbdulNabi Abdulla (Al-Khoor)

Mohamed AbdulNabi Abdulla, also known as Mohamed Al-Khoor, was an 18-year-old law student at the University of Bahrain, in addition to working as a bus driver, when he was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities on 29 August 2014. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. He is currently held at the[…]

Eight Irish TDs Call for Ireland to Address the Case of Sheikh Zuhair Jasim Mohamed Abbas

Four members of Dáil Éireann–Niall Collins TD, Brendan Howlin TD, Thomas Pringle TD, Joe O’Brien TD–put forward a number of questions to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, concerning the case of Sheikh Zuhair Jasim Mohamed Abbas. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the parliamentary questions and[…]

Open letter to President Biden on Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) Executive Director Husain Abdulla sent a letter to President Joseph Biden on making human rights and democratization as priority of US policy when it comes to US-Bahrain relations. The full letter (PDF version): January 20, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania[…]

Bahrain: Open letter to Danish Prime Minister to take immediate action to free Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja

22-January-2021 Dear Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, We the undersigned, more than 100 organisations from around the world, are appealing for your assistance to secure the release of prominent human rights defender and dual Danish-Bahraini citizen Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja from prison in Bahrain, where he is serving a life sentence for his peaceful political and human rights[…]