ADHRB Urges Reconsideration of Recommendations Made by Bahrain’s National Assembly

WASHINGTON, DC – July 29, 2013 – On Sunday, the Bahrain National Assembly held an extraordinary session reportedly in response to an increase in violence in Bahrain, but also amid growing support for Bahrain’s Tamarod Movement protests set to take place on August 14. Following the session, the National Assembly released 22 recommendations, which the[…]

ADHRB Launches Prisoners of Conscience Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC – July 29, 2013 – More than two years have passed since the Bahrain uprising began, which was met with a brutal crackdown by the Bahrain government, marked by dozens of deaths, hundreds of arbitrary arrests, and thousands of injuries. To this day, numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars based on politically-motivated charges, including[…]

ADHRB Condemns Recent Violence in Bahrain and Calls for Meaningful Dialogue

WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2013 – On Wednesday, an explosion reportedly occurred in the parking lot of a mosque in the town of West Riffa, south of the Bahrain capital of Manama. Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain strongly condemns the incident and calls on all parties to reject violence and engage in a[…]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 12

Featured Followers ADHRB Marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture In 1997, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed June 26 to be the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Each year, nations and organizations around the world pause on this day to speak out against torture and to honor and[…]

ADHRB Condemns Bahrain Court’s Decision to Uphold Verdict against Bahrain Educators

WASHINGTON, DC – July 2, 2013 – On Monday, Bahrain’s highest court upheld the convictions of Mahdi Abu Dheeb and Jalila al-Salman, leaders of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA) who were sentenced to prison in 2011 for participating in peaceful protests. Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) condemns the court’s decision and[…]