ADHRB at HRC42 Highlighted Bahrain’s Crackdown on its Citizens and Negligence of Prisoners

Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council under the General Debate of item 5 highlighting how Bahrain has been torturing its prisoners and cracking down on civil society. Click here for the PDF of the submitted statement. Please find[…]

USCIRF Designates Bahrain as Tier 2 Country for Third Consecutive Year in Annual Report

30 April 2019 – Yesterday, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2019 Annual Report, categorizing Bahrain again as a Tier 2 country “for engaging in or tolerating religious freedom violations that meet at least one of the elements of the ‘systematic, ongoing, egregious’ standard for designation as a ‘country of[…]

ADHRB calls on President Macron to Stand Up for Human Rights When Meeting with King Hamad

29 April 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to President Emmanuel Macron ahead of Macron’s meeting with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa AlKhalifa on Tuesday 30 April 2019. In our letter, we urge Macron to have a frank conversation with King Hamad about Bahrain’s human rights[…]

ADHRB at HRC40 calls attention to political prisoners in Bahrain

13 March 2019 – Today, Clara Sanchez Lopez delivered an oral intervention on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) during the Agenda Item 4 General Debate at the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. In her intervention, Lopez called attention to the plight of political[…]

Open Letter to Members and State Delegations in the Human Rights Council

11 March 2019 – ADHRB takes this opportunity at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council, along with Amnesty International, to address an open letter to Council members and observer states, requesting urgent joint action to address the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain. Please continue reading for the full text of the statement,[…]