2020 Advocacy Internship – Bern, Switzerland

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is seeking creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working applicants for a full-time six-month advocacy internship, starting in January or February 2020 and based in Bern, Switzerland. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This is a remote, unpaid internship that[…]

UPDATED: Swiss Socialdemocratic Group Calls on Bahrain’s King Hamad to Commute the Death Sentences of Ahmed AlMalali and Ali AlArab

*** 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. On 18 June 2019, Roger Nordmann, a Swiss Member of Parliament, wrote a letter to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa AlKhalifa on behalf of his[…]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 4 and the Failure of the Council to Act on Bahrain

On 19 September during the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Sam Walton delivered an oral intervention on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain during the Item 4 General Debate. In the intervention, ADHRB expressed concern over the Council’s failure to adequately address Bahrain’s widespread and systematic human rights abuses,[…]

HRC31 Adopts Resolution on Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protests

24 March 2016 – Geneva – Today, an important resolution has been adopted during the 31st session of the Human Rights Council. This resolution, sponsored by Switzerland, Costa Rica and Turkey, refers to the “Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protests”. It encourages States to take positive measures to promote[…]

ADHRB Praises U.N. Human Rights Council Joint Statement on Human Rights in Bahrain

Geneva, Switzerland – 10 June 2014 – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) praises the coalition of 47 United Nations (U.N.) Member States who joined in supporting a joint statement expressing serious concern over the human rights situation in Bahrain.  The statement –the fourth joint statement to come out of the U.N. Human[…]