ADHRB and BIRD Side Event and Report Launch at HRC42: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners

11 September 2019 – Today, during the 42nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) hosted a side event to launch their new report, Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose[…]

Saudi Credit Ratings Lowered due to Poor Economic Prospects

As Saudi Arabia continues to deal with the effects of declining oil prices, Standard and Poor’s lowered the country’s credit rating last week for the second time in several months, placing it at A-. Standard and Poor’s made this decision because it believes the decline in oil prices will have a “marked and lasting impact”[…]

End Impunity: Violence against Journalists in Bahrain

2 November 2015 – On this day in 2013, two French journalists were murdered in Mali. To commemorate their loss, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed 2 November the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. The corresponding UN resolution dedicated the date to all members of the press who have suffered from violence. It[…]

Apart in Their Own Land II: Shia Discrimination in Bahrain

15 September 2015 — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) are pleased to announce the publishing of a new report entitled Apart in Their Own Land, Vol. II—a report on official and unofficial forms of discrimination[…]

ADHRB Hiring Advocacy Fellow for the Arabian Gulf

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is a non-profit organization that seeks to foster awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain and the Middle East. We seek a dynamic advocacy fellow ready to help plan and execute advocacy strategies that advance support for human rights in the Arabian[…]