ADHRB sends letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of Saudi Visit

On Friday, 20 October 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in advance of his travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, raising human rights concerns in the kingdom. Sec. Tillerson is scheduled to meet with senior Saudi officials to discuss, “the conflict in[…]

Saudi Arabia finalizes the destruction of al-Mosawara despite the UN’s denunciation

On 16 August, the last residential building in al-Mosawara was demolished by the Saudi authorities, after a process of flattening and relocation that started in mid-May, and which led to conflict between residents and security forces. The al-Mosawara neighborhood was a historic quarter in the Shia-majority town of al-Awamiyah, with a rich history, significant cultural[…]