ADHRB Applauds Passage of Bahrain Amendment in Defense Spending Bill

ADHRB applauds the passage of an amendment sponsored by Senators Rubio and Wyden in the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013 (NDAA) that would require the Secretaries of Defense and State to “report on the implementation by the Government of Bahrain of the recommendations contained in the Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry”[…]

ADHRB Joins 25 Organizations in Call for US to Stop Selling Weapons to Human Rights Abusers

ADHRB joined 25 organizations today in a letter to House Members urging their support for legislation that would prohibit US arms sales to countries where weapons are at risk of being used to commit or facilitate human rights abuses. Introduced by Rep. Raul Grijalva, the bill, known as the Arms Sale Responsibility Act (H.R. 5749), currently[…]