Event: Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation

Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 11:00am Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building On the fifth anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising in Bahrain, please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for an update on the country’s human rights situation. The briefing will examine the evolution of repression[…]

ADHRB Responds to the Government of Bahrain’s Interim Report on its Second UPR Cycle

During the 27th session of the Human Rights Council, the Government of Bahrain submitted its interim report on the status of recommendations made in the course of its second UPR cycle. The government claims to have made progress in regards to many of the recommendations, including: improving laws against torture, releasing political prisoners, improving women’s[…]

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Asks Secretary Kerry to Call for Maryam al-Khawaja’s Release

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain welcomes a new bipartisan letter released today by Co-Chairmen of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Frank R. Wolf (R-VA). The Chairmen wrote to draw Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s attention to the recent arrest of prominent human rights activist[…]

ADHRB Calls for Full Cooperation between Bahrain and OHCHR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 2 May 2014 – Today, the United Nations (U.N.) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) concludes a two-month technical mission to the Kingdom of Bahrain. The purpose of the OHCHR mission was to assess any technical steps the Bahrain government has taken in addressing the human rights crisis facing the[…]