ADHRB Co-Sponsors Campaign to End Impunity in Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – November 1, 2013 – Today, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) for the launch of their new campaign, “End Impunity in Bahrain,” for which ADHRB is a co-sponsor. Starting today, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights will release the names of[…]

ADHRB Sends Letter to Organizers of IRONMAN Florida Regarding Bahrain Torturers Participation

Earlier this week, it came to ADHRB’s attention that Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa and his brother Sheikh Khalid bin Hamid al-Khalifa will be participating in the upcoming IRONMAN Florida Triathlon, scheduled to take place in Panama City Beach, Florida on 2 November 2013. ADHRB sent a letter to the IRONMAN World Headquarters to alert[…]

ADHRB Applauds Statements by Special Rapporteur Mendez and other Member States on Bahrain

WASHINGTON, DC – October 25, 2013 – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds Juan Mendez, the Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, for his remarks this week at the United Nations Third Committee regarding the repeated cancelation of his planned visit to assess the[…]

ADHRB Commemorates United Nations Day

WASHINGTON, DC – October 24, 2013 – On this day in 1945 the United Nations was chartered by fifty one nations seeking international peace and stability. Today, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) would like to join the now 193 Member States of the United Nations and the international community in celebrating[…]

ADHRB Condemns the Reduction in Sentence for Officer Responsible for Ali Mushaima’s Death

WASHINGTON, DC – October 21, 2013 – Today, the Criminal High Court of Bahrain decided on the appeal of the unnamed police officer responsible for the death of Ali Abdulhadi Mushaima, reducing his sentence from seven to three years in prison. Found guilty of “beating leading to death,” the officer was originally given the highest[…]