Tag: Women’s Rights

Event Summary: Arbitrary Justice in Saudi Arabia

Event Summary: Arbitrary Justice in Saudi Arabia

On 22 July 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Amnesty International cosponsored an event entitled “Arbitrary Justice in Saudi Arabia.” Joe Stork, the Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East Division in Washington, moderated the panel, which included James Suzano, the Acting Director of […]

Event Summary: “Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia”

Event Summary: “Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia”

On 25 June 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) co-sponsored an event entitled “Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia,” at the 29th session of the […]

Event Summary: The Evasion of Equality

Event Summary: The Evasion of Equality

On 13 May 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in coordination with Human Rights First, hosted a panel entitled, “The Evasion of Equality: Discrimination against Women in Saudi Arabia.” The panel examined the evolution of gender equality and the rights of women in the Kingdom of Saudi […]

March Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Imprisoned Women

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 […]