Tag: Unfair Trials

21 Medics in Bahrain Acquitted of Politically Motivated Charges

A civilian court in Bahrain today overturned the convictions against 21 Bahraini medics who had been convicted and sentenced last year for participating in illegal gatherings during the 2011 Bahrain uprising. Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the court’s decision to acquit the medics of these […]

ADHRB Condemns Decision by Bahrain Appeals Court to Uphold Convictions of 13 Activists

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns a decision by Bahrain’s highest appeals court to uphold convictions against 13 prominent activists. The court’s decision eliminates any prospect that the activists will have their convictions overturned, unless they receive a pardon by the king–an unlikely prospect. The 13 are part […]

One Year Later, Implementation of BICI Recommendations Remains Stagnant

One year after the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) issued a series of recommendations on human rights and accountability reforms, ADHRB is disappointed to note that very little progress has actually been made to improve the human rights situation in Bahrain. In its publication issued last week on the […]

ADHRB Releases Report on the Status of BICI Implementation

ADHRB Releases Report on the Status of BICI Implementation

ADHRB released a publication today that provides an assessment of the current status of implementation of recommendations made by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI). The publication, titled “Failing Grade: A Report Card on the Implementation Status of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report,” offers a thorough analysis […]

Bahrain Revokes Citizenship of 31 Dissidents, Including ADHRB’s Director

In a stunning display of disdain for its human rights obligations, the Government of Bahrain announced today, in an “urgent” message, that it had revoked the citizenship of 31 Bahraini activists, including ADHRB Director Husain Abdulla. Husain’s full name, as listed in the announcement, is Hussain AbdulShaheed Hubail. Although Bahrain’s […]