Bahraini Court Revokes 138 Individuals of their Citizenship and Sentences 69 to Life in a Mass Trial
16 April 2019 – Today, Bahrain’s Fourth High Criminal Court handed prison sentences ranging from three years to life imprisonment to 139 Bahraini nationals, of whom 138 were revoked of their citizenship and 69 were sentenced to life over terrorism-related charges, the Public Prosecution revealed. 30 defendants were acquitted.
Channel 4 Dispatches investigates the extent to which the war in Yemen is made in Britain, finding British technicians working to keep Saudi jets in the sky, Saudi targeting process flaws and liaison officers stuck away from the operations floor
Balochistan should be oozing with optimism as Chinese and Saudi investment pours into the troubled Pakistani province. It is not. Instead, Balochistan, a key node in China’s Belt and Road initiative that borders Iran, is gripped by anger, fear and uncertainty.
ADHRB, BCHR, GCHR and 22 NGOs Call on the Formula One Group to Implement a Freedom Complaints Mechanism to Protect Human Rights in Bahrain – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain
26 March 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), along with 22 other international human rights organizations, issued a joint letter to the Formula One Group, raising concerns regarding the human rights …
This paper, Blurring the Line between Countering Terrorism and Countering Dissent: The Case of Saudi Arabia, is written by Dr Norman Cigar, a Research Fellow at the Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA, from which he retired recently as Director of Regional Studies and the Minerva Research Chair.
(Beirut) – Emirati authorities detained eight Lebanese nationals for more than a year without charge in an unknown location, ill-treating them and denying them their due process rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Their trial, which began on February 13, 2019, continues to be marred with violations.
US State Department 2018 Report on Human Rights is ‘All Words and No Action’ when it Comes to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain
On 13 March 2019, the United States (US) Department of State released its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is deeply concerned that, while the report continues to detail a range of US human rights concerns in Bahrain and …
It is with great regret that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend Michael Axworthy on 16 March 2019. Michael read History at Peterhouse, Cambridge before moving on to a successful career at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; he met his wife Sally while they were both working at the British Embassy in Bonn.