ADHRB deliver an intervention at HRC43 on racial discrimination practices in Bahrain

ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the resumption of the United Nation Human Rights Council 43 The Urgent debate on racial discrimination practices in Bahrain. Madam President What takes place in the United States in the form of systematic racism, police brutality, violence against peaceful protesters, and attacks on the free press must be[…]

ADHRB’s oral intervention at HRC43 on Institutional Racism and Police Brutality in the United States

ADHRB has delivered an oral interventions at the resumption of the United Nation Human Rights Council 43 under item 9 of the General Debate on Institutional Racism and Police Brutality in the United States.   Madam President One of the duties of the Council is to address urgent and emergency situation when it comes to[…]

ADHRB submits reports ahead of the United States’ Universal Periodic Review on its support for abuses in Bahrain and Yemen

Ahead of the United States of America’s third cycle Universal Periodic Review, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted two reports assessing how US support for the Governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates had empowered those governments to commit numerous egregious human rights abuses. In the first submission[…]

Appointment of First Saudi Female Ambassador to the US is a Further Attempt to Distract from Rights Abuses

On 23 February 2019, Saudi Arabia appointed its first ever female ambassador, Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud. She will serve as the ambassador to the United States (US). She is a member of the royal family, and has been widely known for her advocacy work around women’s rights in the kingdom. She succeeds Prince[…]

Continued Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE Undermine Congressional Authority

In May 2019, the Trump Administration approved a new shipment of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) valued at $8 billion, as part of an ‘emergency’ sale meant to bolster regional allies and counter regional aggression. By tagging the sales as for an ‘emergency’ the administration is able to avoid Congressional[…]