Sheikh Salman: Don’t Give “Green Light” for Deportation of Bahraini Footballer

12 December 2018 – On Thursday, 6 December, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa urging him to publicly call for Hakeem’s safe return to Australia in his capacity as the President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and noting that ADHRB will interpret[…]

Confederation of African Football endorses Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency

Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa gained a major boost in his bid to become the next FIFA president when he received the endorsement of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday February 5th 2016. The 54-nation body of the CAF endorsed Sheikh Salman unanimously. Sheikh Salman al-Khalifa is a member of Bahrain’s royal[…]

ADHRB Raises Concern over Bahrain Candidate for FIFA Presidency

October 19, 2015 Issa Hayatou Acting President International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) FIFA-Strausse 20 P.O. Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland Dear Mr. Issa Hayatou and members of the FIFA Executive Committee, In 2013, our organization wrote to FIFA President Mr. Joseph Blatter expressing our deep concern over allegations of unethical behavior conducted by FIFA committee[…]