Tag: State Department

ADHRB and NGOs Send Letter to Secretary Pompeo Ahead of His Trip to Bahrain

ADHRB and NGOs Send Letter to Secretary Pompeo Ahead of His Trip to Bahrain

11 January 2019 – Last week, on 4 January 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in cooperation with the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of […]

Rather than Address Shia Discrimination in Bahrain, US Officials Praise its Whitewashing Efforts

Rather than Address Shia Discrimination in Bahrain, US Officials Praise its Whitewashing Efforts

27 July 2018 – Yesterday, Bahrain announced the appointment of an Ambassador-at-Large for Peaceful Coexistence and Religious Freedom. This announcement was applauded by several United States (US) officials including State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, who also commended Bahrain’s “welcoming environment for religious minorities and their right to worship.” Americans for […]