ADHRB Calls on the Human Rights Council to Urge the Bahraini Authorities to Annul All Convictions from Unfair Trials

On 1 July 2019, within the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneve, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) made an oral statement during the Council’s Item 3 General Debate on Bahrain’s increasing implementation of mass trials to convict dissidents. And called on Bahrain to restore revoked nationalities, to[…]

On World Refugee Day, ADHRB Calls Upon Nations to Respect the Rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

20 June 2019 – Today, on World Refugee Day, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) calls on Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to respect the rights of refugees and those seeking refugee status. We also call upon all nations to halt the practice of extraditing refugees and individuals seeking asylum back to the[…]

UPDATED: NGOs Condemn Bahraini Court’s Decision to Uphold the Death Sentences of Two Torture Victims

*** On Saturday 27 July 2019, the Government of Bahrain executed 25-year-old Ali AlArab and 24-year-old Ahmed AlMalali, along with a third individual. Read ADHRB’s statement on the executions here. 6 May 2019 – Today, Bahrain’s Court of Cassation rejected the final appeal of Ali AlArab and Ahmed AlMalali, two men sentenced to death for[…]

United Nations Experts Find Five Further Bahrainis Arbitrarily Detained

4 March 2019 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the arbitrary deprivation of liberty in the cases of five Bahrainis: Husain Ebrahim Ali Husain Marzooq, Husain Abdulla Juma Maki Mohamed, Jalila Sayed Ameen Jawad Mohamed Shubbar, Mohamed Ahmed Ali Hasan Mohsen, and Mohamed Hameed Abdulla[…]

ADHRB at HRC40: concerns Bahrain will use economic aid for repression

28 February 2019 — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity to make an intervention for the Ítem 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue with SR on Food and Foreign Debt during the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). During her speech, Margaret McIntyre asked the Rapporteur what steps countries like Bahrain should take[…]