50 Years Since the Establishment of the UAE State Security Apparatus: a Look into Years of Repression and Lies.

The State Security Apparatus (SSA) was set up by Federal Decree on June 10 1974 with the purpose to “protect the State security”. However, the reality is that it has been used as a tool of repression against dissenting voices, especially since the Arab Spring in 2011. Initially, the SSA was set up under the[…]

Trump Administration Selectively Implements Global Magnitsky Human Rights and Accountability Act

22 December 2017 – Yesterday, the United States Department of the Treasury and Department of State announced sanctions against 15 individuals and 37 entities under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights and Accountability Act. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the implementation of this important new tool for combating gross human rights[…]