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August 07, 2015 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomes the bipartisan introduction of legislation to impose a ban on the sale of arms to Bahrain. The bill was introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR...
August 06, 2015 Washington, D.C. - Following news reports that Bahraini authorities have suspended the operations of independent newspaper Al Wasat, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley issued the following...
July 28, 2015 This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Today's news that two more policemen have been killed in Bahrain, and others injured, is awful and alarming, but ultimately...
July 28, 2015 Washington D.C. – Human Rights first today expressed alarm over reports that two policemen have been killed and others wounded in Bahrain, noting that the violent attack is a symptom of the...
July 14, 2015 This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: The Bahraini authorities have started to play a bizarrely macabre version of the Hokey Pokey (itself a peculiar song and dance dating back...
July 13, 2015 Top News Extremism in Hungary This week on Capitol Hill, the Hungarian American Institute is lobbying with a delegation that includes Hungarian Member of Parliament Gabor Seaudt, a member of...
July 13, 2015 Washington, DC – Following news reports on Bahrain state media that prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab will be released from prison “on health grounds,” Human Rights First urged the...

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February 2, 2015

Please join Human Rights First for a discussion on the current situation in Bahrain four years after the February 14th revolution. The country remains polarized with little prospect of an end to its political unrest. Human Rights First will release a blueprint outlining measures the U.S. can implement, including how to address issues of corruption and security force reform in the country, to help bring stability to Bahrain.

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Letter | October 13, 2016
Download PDF October 13, 2016   The Honorable Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500   Dear Mr. President: Right now, in...
Factsheet | April 14, 2016
Human Rights Defenders and Political Prisoners in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Saudi Arabia Waleed Abu al-Khair: Imprisoned in Saudi Arabia on Politicized Charges...
Testimony | February 11, 2016
Thank you to the Lantos Commission for today’s briefing, and to Congressman McGovern for his continued commitment to the struggle for human rights in Bahrain. Your leadership enables our work in...
Timeline | February 11, 2016
2010 December 3: Secretary Clinton after meeting with Bahrain Foreign Minister in Manama: “I am impressed by the commitment that the government has to the democratic path that Bahrain’s walking...