Tag: Sectarianization

HRC37 Intervention on Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

HRC37 Intervention on Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

On Friday 2 March during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention during the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion. In his intervention, al-Hoori called attention to the Government of Bahrain’s structural discrimination against its Shia majority […]

Sectarian Discrimination and Extremism in Bahrain’s Security Forces: Questions for US Policy

Sectarian Discrimination and Extremism in Bahrain’s Security Forces: Questions for US Policy

Is the United States arming extremism in Bahrain? New evidence suggests that Bahrain’s military has directly propagated sectarian hate speech – yet the Trump administration has dropped reform conditions and authorized new multibillion-dollar arms deals for the kingdom. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s white paper, Sectarian Discrimination and […]

ADHRB and Amnesty International Host Panel Discussion: “US–Bahrain Security Cooperation: Risks & Opportunities for Reform”

ADHRB and Amnesty International Host Panel Discussion: “US–Bahrain Security Cooperation: Risks & Opportunities for Reform”

Today, 29 November 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and Amnesty International hosted a panel discussion titled “US–Bahrain Security Cooperation: Risks & Opportunities for Reform” in the Senate’s Capitol Visitor Center. The panel brought together a distinguished group of experts – Dwight Bashir, Director of Research and […]