Bahrain Bi-Weekly Newsletter: Issue 5

Featured Followers ADHRB features relevant, timely Tweets by its Twitter followers in each newsletter.   Bahrain Court Acquits 21 Medics of Politically-Motivated Charges On March 28, a civilian court in Bahrain overturned the convictions against 21 Bahraini medics who had been convicted and sentenced last year for participating in illegal gatherings during the 2011 Bahrain uprising. While the acquittal of[…]

US Members of Congress Condemn Retaliation by Bahrain Government against Teachers’ Association Leader Jalila al-Salman

In a letter sent to Bahrain’s US Ambassador last week, nearly a dozen Members of Congress condemned a decision by Bahrain’s Ministry of Education to prematurely terminate Jalila al-Salman, vice president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association, from her teaching position in February. In a stinging rebuke of the Bahrain government’s actions, the lawmakers said that there[…]

ADHRB Commemorates International Women’s Day

Today marks the 38th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a day when governments around the world are asked by the United Nations to recognize the achievements of women, and to reflect on the role women play in promoting peace, encouraging stability, and demanding that basic human rights be extended to all. On this International Women’s[…]