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 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 Concerned by Immense Tear Gas Purchasing Order Issued by Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

WASHINGTON, DC – October 18, 2013 – On Wednesday, October 16, advocacy group Bahrain Watch leaked a document revealing the details of a purchase request made by the Bahrain Ministry of Interior for massive quantities of tear gas. Given the Government of Bahrain’s history of abuse of these ‘non-lethal weapons,’ often resulting in the serious injury[…]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 20

Featured Tweets ADHRB Commemorates the International Day of Nonviolence October 2nd marked the United Nations’ annual International Day of Nonviolence, founded in 2007 on the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. A time for appreciating the role of nonviolence in building tolerant and peaceful societies, this holiday celebrates the past accomplishments of people driven to positive action in[…]