March Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Imprisoned Women

More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically motivated prison sentences continue.  Numerous Bahrainis remain behind bars today, including thousands of prisoners of conscience. Every month, ADHRB, BIRD and BCHR ask all defenders of human rights to take part in highlighting each of[…]

ADHRB Statement for the 59th Session of the UN Commission for the Status of Women

In commemoration of the 59th Session on the Commission for the Status of Women, ADHRB submitted a statement to the United Nations describing the plight of female human rights defenders, medical practitioners, and peaceful protesters in Bahrain. The statement hailed the bravery of Bahraini women in their fight for a more inclusive government and better[…]

Mother and Infant Son Detained On Freedom of Assembly Charges in Bahrain

The Bahraini Ministry of Interior continues to detain a mother and her premature son. The child – who is six months old and in fragile health – and his mother are being held on charges related to freedom of assembly. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights[…]

Bahrain: Women Targeted In Mass Arrests Over “Popular Referendum”

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) condemn in the strongest terms the arrest and alleged torture of at least thirteen women in Bahrain. These women have reportedly been charged with “establishing and organizing a public referendum,[…]

ADHRB’s Michael Payne Delivers Item 10 General Debate Statement

On 25 September, Michael Payne, Advocacy Associate at Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), delivered an item 10 general debate statement at the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF.   YouTube   Audio الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة[…]