70 Irish MPs Demand their Government to Pressure the Bahraini Authorities to Provide Criteria for Fair Elections
More than 70 members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann (TDs) expressed serious concern over Bahrain’s suppression of civil and political society ahead of the Kingdom’s parliamentary elections in a letter to TD Simon Coveney.
ADHRB Strongly Condemns Sheikh Ali Salman’s Ruling
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemned the ruling issued on Sunday (November 4, 2018) sentencing Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman and former 2 MPs, Sheikh Hasan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad, to life in prison.
ADHRB: Bahraini Authorities Must Reinstate Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Citizenship, Drop All Charges against Him
American for Democracy and Human Right is Bahrain (ADHRB) condemned the ongoing persecution of the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shia majority, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, by Bahraini authorities.
VIDEO-PHOTOS: Activists Rally outside Bahrain's Embassies in London & Washington to Demand Nabeel Rajab’s Release
Dozens of rights activists participated in two protests held outside the Bahraini embassies in the British capital London and the US capital, Washington.
Congress Mandates US State Department to Prepare Report on Implementation of “BICI Recommendations”
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that “the US Congress recently reached on deal on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations act. Included is the Senate committee report, which mandates that the US Department of State will have to submit an updated assessment report on the Bahraini government’s implementation of the recommendations in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI). The 2017 report is due within 45 days of passing.”
ADHRB Calls on Bahrain to End Widespread Reprisals against Activists Ahead of UPR
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and a number of human rights groups strongly condemned the judicial harassment of political activists, human rights defenders, and other civil society actors, attempting to attend international human rights mechanisms such as the UPR.
‘The Art of the Deal’ in the Arab Gulf: How Trump could Strike New Bargain with Bahrain, OpenDemocracy
For the people of Bahrain, a key US ally, the new US president’s dissimilar direction in foreign policy from his predecessor Obama may cause for alarm or hope.
ADHRB: KSA Targets Shiite Opposition Clerics via Imprisonment and Freezing Bank Accounts
(ADHRB) organization stated that the Government of Saudi Arabia still targets and prosecutes Shiite political and religious activists who speak out against the government.
Bahrain: Two Human Rights Activists Banned from Leaving Country
Bahraini authorities prevented two human rights activists from leaving country via King Fahd Causeway.
Canadian Montreal Univ. Hosts Event Marking Bahraini Uprising's 5th Anniv.
Bahrain Mirror: A number of Human Rights organizations announced that the Canadian University Of Montreal will host an art exhibition marking the fifth anniversary of the Bahraini uprising that erupted on February 14 to call for putting an end to the ruling Al Khalifa family's monopoly over power.