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Members of Congress Send Letter to Secretaries Hagel and Kerry on Bahrain Crisis

June 23, 2014

On 13 June, 11 members of Congress – led by Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA), Henry C. “Hank” Johnson (D-GA) and John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) – sent a letter to Secretaries Hagel and Kerry encouraging them to play a stronger role in addressing the political upheaval in Bahrain. Please click here for a translation of this letter in Arabic. The United States has had a decades long [...]

27 Experts Call on President Obama to Discuss Reform in Bahrain during Saudi Visit

March 10, 2014

On 10 March 2014, 27 experts sent a letter to United States President Barack Obama urging him to address the growing crisis in Bahrain with counterparts in Saudi Arabia during his upcoming visit to the country. Please continue reading for the full letter or click here for a PDF. — Dear President Obama, We are writing to encourage you to discuss the crisis in Bahrain with your counterparts [...]

ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 29

December 9, 2013

ADHRB Exclusive Interview: Activist Travis Brimhall Last week, while government officials, security advisors, and members of the intelligence community were in Bahrain for the Manama Dialogue, Travis Brimhall, Head of the International Office for the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), spend the week in Washington, D.C., speaking with members of the broader policy [...]

Brookings Institution Releases Report on Basing Contingency Plans for US Naval Fifth Fleet in Bahrain

June 24, 2013

June 24, 2013 – Today, the Brookings Institution released a report by US Navy Commander Richard McDaniel titled “No ‘Plan B’: U.S. Strategic Access in the Middle East and the Question of Bahrain.” In it, Mr. McDaniel advocates for the need for a contingency plan for the possible relocation of the United States Naval Fifth Fleet due to ongoing unrest in Bahrain. Bahrain has seen a [...]

ADHRB Urges US Government to Discuss Human Rights Concerns with Bahrain’s Crown Prince

June 3, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – June 3, 2013 – This week, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, is expected to meet with US Government officials during his visit to the United States. Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) calls upon US Government officials to raise concerns with the Crown Prince regarding ongoing human rights violations [...]
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