Three Irish Deputies ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs about Bahrain’s human rights abuses and Hassan Mushaima

 Three deputies of the Dáil Éireann – Niall Collins, Joan Collins, and Michael Creed – submitted one question each, to the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney; regarding the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain and the efforts Ireland can make towards the release of Hasan Mushaima, the leader of the political opposition in[…]

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[…]