ADHRB Applauds USCIRF Letter to Saudi King on Prisoners of Conscience

15 June 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the letter sent by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia calling on him to pardon and release activist Raif Badawi and human rights lawyer Waleed Abu[…]

ADHRB Announces Representation in Geneva

13 May 2015, Geneva – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is proud to announce the establishment of a permanent representation in to the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2013, ADHRB began its engagement at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. In 2014, this[…]

ADHRB Condemns Bahrain’s Sentencing of American Teen to Two Year Imprisonment

18 January 2015 – Washington, D.C. – On 17 February, a Bahraini court sentenced 17-year-old Bahraini-American Abdulla Jaffar to two years imprisonment on charges of participating in an illegal gathering, possession of Molotov cocktails and attacking policemen. Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) condemns the court’s decision to sentence Jaffar based on[…]

ADHRB Assesses King Abdullah’s Reign and Need for Reform in Saudi Arabia

January 23, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Today, ADHRB released a report assessing the reign of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, who died today after more than a decade of rule. Despite his adopted status as a reformer and peacemaker, King Abdullah’s reign was marked by deterioration in civil, political and human rights in the[…]

NGOs Urge International Community to Pressure Bahrain to Drop Charges against Nabeel Rajab

15 January 2015 – This week, 16 human rights organisations have written to 47 States to express grave concern ahead of a 20 January verdict in the trial of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent Bahraini human rights defender. Please click here for a PDF of this statement. Additionally, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, The[…]