ADHRB Welcomes Initial Decision of UK OECD National Contact Point on Formula One Complaint

Several months ago, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in partnership with the UK law firm Deighton Pierce Glynn, filed a complaint with the UK National Contact Point for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against Formula One regarding the company’s potential involvement in human rights abuses in Bahrain. Today,[…]

NGOs Condemn Continued Detention of Nabeel Rajab

20 October 2014 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) are extremely concerned over the continued detention of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. The aforementioned organizations condemn the prosecution of Mr. Rajab on charges related[…]

Over 100 NGOs Call on Bahrain to Free Nabeel Rajab Immediately & Unconditionally

9 October 2014 – The undersigned more than 100 organisations call for the immediate, unconditional release of detained human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, arrested on 1 October 2014 in Bahrain. Nabeel Rajab, the President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deputy Secretary General of[…]

Human Rights Groups Condemn Increase in UK Arms Sales to Bahrain

Human Rights Groups Condemn Increase in UK Arms Sales to Bahrain 29 September 2014—London—Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) strongly condemn the United Kingdom’s recent decision to increase the sale of[…]

ADHRB Condemns Arbitrary Detention of Maryam al-Khawaja

2 September 2014 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) condemn the arbitrary detention of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Maryam al-Khawaja. Maryam, who will stand trial on 6 September for allegedly attacking a lieutenant and a policewoman, was arrested[…]