UPDATED: President Trump Vetoes Bipartisan Resolutions to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE

***On 24 July 2019, President Donald Trump vetoed the bipartisan resolutions to block US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.  ***On 17 July 2019, the House passed three resolutions already passed by Senate, in an attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. S.J.Res 36 passed 238-190, S.J.Res 37 passed[…]

UPDATED: President Trump Vetos Resolution to Halt US Support to Saudi-led Coalition Despite Bipartisan Congressional Support

**Update 17 April 2019 – Today, US President Donald Trump vetoed the resolution from Congress to halt US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. The resolution passed both the House of Representatives (247-175) and the Senate (54-46) with bipartisan support. 15 March 2019 – On Wednesday, 13 March 2019, the United States (US) Senate[…]

US Senator Rand Paul Introduces Joint Resolution Disapproving Arms Sales to Bahrain

On 10 October 2018, United States Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced a joint resolution (S.J.Res.65) to the United States Senate disapproving of arms sales to Bahrain. The resolution was read twice, then referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The measure comes shortly after Senator Paul’s push for a US response to the disappearance[…]

ADHRB Welcomes Senate Bill to Reinstate US Arms Exports Ban on Bahrain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 August 2015 Washington, DC – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes yesterday’s introduction of S.2009, the bipartisan resolution in the United States Senate that would reinstate the ban on certain US arms sales to Bahrain until the country implements all 26 recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI). We strongly support[…]