Tag: Women’s Rights

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Hadeer Abdulla Abadi is a 25-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Isa Town Detention Center for Women. The authorities have mistreated her, threatened her with lengthy jail time, and continue to hold her in pre-trial detention. On 10 January 2019, someone from the Criminal Investigation Directorate […]

ADHRB Responds to Saudi High-Level Statement at HRC40

ADHRB Responds to Saudi High-Level Statement at HRC40

27 February 2019 — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity to respond to the statement made today by Adel Bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, during the High-Level Segment of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights […]

The Constant Violation of Human Rights in the UAE

The Constant Violation of Human Rights in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a dark police state that regularly abuses human rights and represses its citizens. The UAE targets political opponents and activists, and criminalizes fundamental freedoms and basic human rights. The country also has a history of systematic torture, enforced disappearance, and arbitrary arrest, and women […]