Tag: Sheikh Nasser

Top Officials Endorse Police Campaign Against Digital Rights in Bahrain

Top Officials Endorse Police Campaign Against Digital Rights in Bahrain

11 April 2018 – Two weeks ago, Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced it would expand efforts to suppress online criticism and arrested five individuals on charges related to “misuse of social media” or similar allegations. Bahraini state media reports indicate that the number of digital rights arrests has grown […]

ADHRB calls for US to suspend Bahraini prince’s diplomatic visa

ADHRB calls for US to suspend Bahraini prince’s diplomatic visa

1 November 2017 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted open letters calling on the United States Government to suspend the issuance of diplomatic visas for Bahrain’s Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa pending a full review of his rights record by the Department of State and […]

Is the Ironman Triathlon Becoming a Sport for Dictators?

Is the Ironman Triathlon Becoming a Sport for Dictators?

By Peter Bogdanich December 4, 2015 This Saturday, the U.S. triathlon promoter Ironman will hold its first competition in the Middle East. But by choosing Bahrain as its host, Ironman is teaming up with a royal family that has arrested top athletes and thousands of others who called for political […]