Secretary Pompeo Fails to Publicly Address Human Rights Issues During Bahrain Visit

15 January 2019 – On 8 January 2019, United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo embarked on a week-long trip to the Middle East and Arab Gulf, where he met with various leaders and high-level officials to discuss critical regional issues. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is deeply disappointed with[…]

ADHRB and NGOs Send Letter to Secretary Pompeo Ahead of His Trip to Bahrain

11 January 2019 – Last week, on 4 January 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in cooperation with the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of his trip to Bahrain calling[…]

US Decision to Continue Supporting the War in Yemen Led by Secretary Pompeo and Former Raytheon Lobbyist

24 September 2018 – On 12 September 2018, United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified to Congress that the Saudi Arabia- and United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition in Yemen is taking “demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure” resulting from the coalition’s military actions. This certification, required[…]

Congressman Ellison Sends Letter to Secretary Kerry on Behalf of Maryam Al-Khawaja

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain welcomes a new letter released on Friday September 19th 2014 by Congressman Keith Ellison. Congressman Ellison, an avid supporter of human rights, wrote to Secretary of State John F. Kerry to draw his attention to the recent arrest of Maryam Al- Khawaja.  Although Ms. Al-Khawaja has been released from detention,[…]