Newsletter #121

33 States Join 5th UN Joint Statement on Human Rights in Bahrain Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy(BIRD) welcome yesterday’s joint statement raising the serious concern of 33 States about the human rights situation in Bahrain during the[…]

Mapping the Saudi State Chapter 3: The MOI (Part 2)

*Best viewed in full-screen mode. In Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 3: The Ministry of Interior (Part 2), ADHRB continues its study of the Saudi ministry tasked with maintaining internal security and enforcing criminal law. Through an interactive presentation and a comprehensive written report, ADHRB focuses on how the ministry has systematically persecuted human rights[…]

Event Summary: The Evasion of Equality

On 13 May 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in coordination with Human Rights First, hosted a panel entitled, “The Evasion of Equality: Discrimination against Women in Saudi Arabia.” The panel examined the evolution of gender equality and the rights of women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including analysis on the[…]

دعوة: حلقة نقاش حول التمييز ضدّ المرأة في السعودية

ندعوكم للانضمام إلينا في ندوة ننظمها بالتعاون مع هيومان رايتس فرست في الـ 13 من مايو 2015 الساعة 3:45 مساءًا في مبنى رايبورن في واشنطن. تتناول حلقة النقاش التمييز الممنهج المستمرّ ضدّ المرأة في المملكة العربية السعودية. .سيتم التطرّق لعدة مواضيع منها قانون ولاية الأمر, وقانون الأسرة, و حظر قيادة السيارة

ADHRB Joins Letter to Saudi-led Coalition on IHL Violations in Yemen

Last week, ADHRB joined a group of five NGOs in a letter to King Salman of Saudi Arabia requesting that the Saudi-led coalition observe international humanitarian law and principles of medical impartiality as it conducts hostilities in Yemen. Find the text of the letter below, and the full letter here. — H.R.H. King Salman bin[…]