ADHRB calls on the Human Rights Council to hold Saudi Arabia and the UAE accountable for their actions

On 3 July 2019, during the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral statement during the Council’s Item 4 General Debate drawing attention to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’ efforts to silence dissent and democratic action domestically and[…]

Ghada Jamsheer arrest calls attention to Bahrain’s targeting of women

Bahraini human rights defender Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 August 2016, one month ago. She had just returned to her home country of Bahrain after spending several months in London for medical treatment. As soon as she arrived at the airport in Manama, police arrested her on charges related to her criticism of Bahraini[…]