US State Department Report Criticizes Bahrain's HR, Political Situation: Absence of Environment Conducive to Holding Free Elections
The 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices issued by the US Department of State has criticized the Bahraini authorities and Bahrain's political and human rights situation.
US President Signs Law Requiring State Department to Issue Report on Political Prisoners in Bahrain
President Joe Biden has signed into law a legislation that calls for an accounting by the US State Department of its efforts to free political prisoners in Bahrain.
Government of Bahrain Shared with US Its Plan to Advance Societal and Legal Reforms: Official Joint Statement
A US-Bahraini joint statement said at the end of the U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue that the two sides "engaged in constructive dialogue on how best to advance human rights, including freedom of expression, and Bahrain's government shared its plan to advance societal and legal reforms."
Blinken Welcomes Bennett's Visit to Bahrain
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's historic visit to Bahrain.
Rights Groups Urge US to Press for Prominent Bahraini Prisoner's Release
Dozens of human rights groups have called on the US and other western governments to advocate for the release of prominent Bahraini opposition figure Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on a hunger strike in prison for nearly 200 days.
Activist Brian Dooley: Biden's Administration Silence on Sheikh Ali Salman Case is Shameful
Activist Brian Dooley of Human Rights First saw that Biden's Administration silence on Sheikh Ali Salman case is shameful.
US State Department Condemns HR Violations in Bahrain, Demands Release of All Political Prisoners
The US State Department expressed growing concerns about the worsening human rights situation in Bahrain due to continued arrests of activists and journalists, demanding the immediate release of all political prisoners.
US Senators in Letter to Blinken: Repression in Bahrain would Lead to Instability that Threatens Fifth Fleet
US Senators sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing concern over the government of Bahrain's terrible human rights record, threating that lack of stability would ultimately affect US Navy's Fifth Fleet in Bahrain.
US Department of State Report Criticizes Human Rights Violations in Bahrain
US Department of State issued its 2020 annual human rights report and discussed the human rights situation in Bahrain in 39 pages.
Washington: Human Rights will be at Center of Our Policy and Our Relation with Bahrain
The US Department State stressed in its first statement in this regard on the importance of its values related to human rights in its bilateral relationship with its strategic allies, like Bahrain, stressing that the human rights issue is at the center of the new Biden administration's policy.
Bahrain Combats Human Trafficking, What about Prostitution?
Women enslavement in Bahrain has returned to the forefront through two incidents: the involvement of US sailors in women trafficking and a report by the U.S. State Department.
US, Bahrain Discuss Security Issues amid Iran Tensions
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa discussed Tuesday issues of mutual security concern, the Pentagon said amid heightened tensions in the region concerning Iran.
US Calls on Bahrain to Integrate Shia Politically: US State Department Religious Freedom Report
The US State Department published its international religious freedom report for 2018. A 19-page section was dedicated for Bahrain, which included observations on the status of religious freedom in Bahrain
State Department OKs Nearly $6 billion in Weapons Sales to Gulf Allies
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification.
US State Department Failed, Its Report on Bahrain Omitted Several Violations: ADHRB
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that the US State Department largely failed to address human rights violations in Bahrain.
Read US State Department’s 2018 Report on Human Rights in Bahrain
The 2018 US State Department report highlighted the human rights violations witnessed in Bahrain, relying on what was included in reports of Bahraini human rights organizations.
US State Department Condemns Torture in Bahrain
The US State Department condemned human rights violations in Bahrain, which include arbitrary arrest, detention of political prisoners and torture.
2018: Foreign Workers Residence Building Collapses over Anti-Trafficking Propaganda
Bahrain has used the foreign labor issue as a cosmetic product to cover up the deteriorating human rights situation in the country. There has; however, been no real change in the conditions of this category of residents despite Washington's award granted to its ally in this field.
Washington Says Life Term against Sheikh Ali Salman Narrows space for Free Expression and Political Activity in Bahrain
The US Department of State said that the verdict issued by the cassation court in Bahrain against the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman "narrows the space for free expression and political activity" in the country.
Washington Welcomes Successful First Round of Voting in Bahrain
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert welcomed what she called “successful first round of voting in Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections.”