US State Department Keeps Bahrain on Tier 1 in 2019 TIP Report, Ignoring Concerns

10 July 2019 – On 20 June, the United States (US) Department of State (DoS) released its 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which assesses the actions individual countries are taking to combat human trafficking. Countries are rated on their efforts and progress according to a four-‘tier’ system, with Tier 1 being the highest ranking.[…]

Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to release Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior, a comprehensive look at the core security agency driving Bahrain’s human rights crisis. See the introduction to the report below, and click here to read the full report. Introduction[…]

Crushing Civil Society: Bahraini Government Reprisals for International Engagement

[flipbook pdf=”https://www.adhrb.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017.6.5_crushing-civil-society_web.pdf”] Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to release Crushing Civil Society: Bahraini Government Reprisals for International Engagement, a report detailing how Bahrain’s authorities have worked to dismantle independent civil society and undermine substantive cooperation with the international human rights community. Mirroring the government’s two-pronged approach, it begins by analyzing the current set[…]

ADHRB Publishes Report on Torture in Kuwait

For Kuwait’s review at the 58th Session of the Committee against Torture, ADHRB published and submitted a shadow report on Kuwait’s compliance with its obligations under the Convention against Torture (CAT). The report, published on the UN website, is written to provide accurate and detailed answers to questions posed to Kuwait by the Committee on issues[…]

Charting the Seas of Abuse: Analysis of United Nations Special Procedure Communications to the Kingdom of Bahrain 2011 – 2016

14 June 2016, Washington DC – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD) are pleased to announce the release of Charting the Seas of Abuse: Analysis of United Nations Special Procedure Communications to the Kingdom of Bahrain 2011 – 2016.[…]