NGOs Urge Saudi King to Grant Clemency for Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr

27 October 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Today, 26 multi-faith organizations sent a letter to King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia urging him to pardon Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. The renowned Shia cleric and human rights defender was sentenced to death, and possible crucifixion, on 15 October by the Saudi Specialized Criminal Court. He was found guilty of vague[…]

ADHRB’s Michael Payne Delivers Item 10 General Debate Statement

On 25 September, Michael Payne, Advocacy Associate at Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), delivered an item 10 general debate statement at the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF.   YouTube   Audio الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة[…]

Event Summary: Human Rights Violations in Saudi Arabia

19 September 2014 — Geneva, Switzerland — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in conjunction with the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, the European Saudi Center for Human Rights, the Dewany Civil Office of the Ombudsman, the Gulf Center for Human Rights, and Monitors of Human[…]

Dr. Hassan al-Amri Delivers Item 3 Oral Intervention at HRC27

On 16 September, Saudi Arabia Lawyer, Hassan al-Amri, delivered an Item 3 oral intervention (Arabic) at the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 3. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. ### Mr. President, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, together with the Bahrain[…]