ADHRB Welcomes Steps By US and EU to Address Imprisoned Activists and Discrimination Against Women in Saudi Arabia

21 February 2019 – Last week, the United States (US) House of Representatives and the European Parliament took steps to address the ongoing imprisonment of women in Saudi Arabia and the systematic discrimination against them. On 13 February, US Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL), David Cicilline (D-RI), Ann Wagner (R-MO), and Susan Wild (D-PA) introduced a[…]

ADHRB Welcomes Rep. McGovern’s Statement on the Anniversary of Feb 14th

15 February 2019 – On 14 February 2019, Representative Jim McGovern provided remarks on the Congressional Record on the ongoing deterioration of human rights in Bahrain. This statement came on the eighth anniversary of the 2011 mass pro-democracy protests, which were met by a violent government crackdown that has continued to this day. Americans for[…]

ADHRB Briefing on Capitol Hill: “Promoting a Human Rights-centric Approach to US Policies Towards Bahrain”

12 February 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) held a Congressional briefing on the current state of human rights in Bahrain, entitled “Promoting a Human Rights-centric Approach to US Policies Towards Bahrain.” Husain Abdulla, ADHRB’s Executive Director, moderated the panel, and was joined by Joe Stork, Chairman of the[…]

Congress Renews Efforts to Remove US Armed Forces from Yemen and End Bloody Conflict

On Wednesday, 30 January 2019, the United States (US) House of Representatives, led by Representative Ro Khanna (D-Calif), re-introduced a War Powers Resolution (H.J.Res. 37), regarding US involvement in the conflict in Yemen. Representative Khanna stated how he had been working in conjunction with Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs[…]

Event Summary: “Witness Bahrain” Documentary Screening on Capitol Hill

On 17 June 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in coordination with the office of Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA), hosted a screening of the Jen Marlowe-directed documentary “Witness Bahrain” at the Rayburn House Office Building. The documentary gave the audience an in-depth view of the popular democratic movement which swept through Bahrain[…]