HRC40 Written Statement: Torture Victim Hakeem AlAraibi Arbitrarily Detained in Thailand for 76 Days

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the Council concerning the recent arbitrary detention of former Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi, who was recently detained in Thailand upon Bahrain’s request for extradition. Continue reading below for the full[…]

HRC40 Written Statement: The Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in the GCC

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over the targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Continue reading for the text of the statement or click here for a PDF.[…]

HRC40 Written Statement – Reprisals in Bahrain

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over the targeting of Human Rights Defenders and their families in Bahrain for reprisals, in particular the family of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei. Continue[…]

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Releases Concluding Observations for Bahrain’s Review

7 February 2019 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) published its concluding observations on Bahrain’s recent review before the Committee. This was Bahrain’s first review before the CRC since 2011. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a shadow report to the Committee with[…]

ADHRB Announces Successful INTERPOL Red Notice Deletion for Bahraini Convicted in Unfair Trial

INTERPOL’s Commission for the Control of Files (CCF) recently deleted a Red Notice issued against a Bahraini individual (who will remain nameless to preserve the confidentiality of the INTERPOL process and to protect identity), following a request submitted by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB). This is the second successful Red Notice[…]