Brian Dooley Criticizes IPU Silence on Al-Khawaja's Case
Brian Dooley, a director at Human Rights First, criticized the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for not publicly endorsing the call of the chairman of the Danish parliamentary delegation, MP Søren Søndergaard, to release prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
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.
Brian Dooley to GIDHR: Prisoners Contracting Coronavirus would Harm Ruling Family Reputation, Gov’t Should Release Them
Activist Brian Dooley from Human Rights First said that we are in a new context because of the Coronavirus, indicating that "people, like Naji Fateel and other human rights defenders, should not be imprisoned with or without the virus."
HR Conference in Beirut Demanding Radical Change in Int’l Policies towards Bahrain
An international conference on the human rights situation in Bahrain was held in Beirut, with the participation of international human rights organizations, experts, activists and researchers.
Brian Dooley: No Applause for Bahrain’s Sham Election
The POMED website published a study by Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley, entitled “No Applause for Bahrain’s Sham Election,” in which he analyzed the Bahraini elections to be held on November 24, 2018.
Bahrain’s Authorities Continue to Target Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, Brian Dooley
Senior advisor at Human Rights First, Brian Dooley, stressed that prominent Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, who was convicted and jailed with other leading peaceful dissidents, is now being targeted again, inside prison.
Questions for Head of Bahrain’s NSA 10 Days After Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest, Brian Dooley
Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley wrote a letter addressing the President of Bahrain’s National Security Agency (NSA), Sheikh Talal bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, 10 days after Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest.
Bahrain Takes Severe Hit at UPR in Geneva, Brian Dooley
Bahrain took a rare public reprimand at its United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review, said Brian Dooley, as the Bahraini government’s delegation had to sit and listen as country after country listed concerns about the country’s failure to introduce real reform despite promises made at its last UPR in 2012.
Bahrain’s Image Hurt By Prison Reality, Brian Dooley
Jailed in 2011 for life for discussing peaceful political reform by a monarchist elite fearful of change, Bahraini dissident Abdul Al Khawaja is living the brutality of Bahrain’s Jau Prison, highlights Brian Dooley.
Bahrain Regime Targets Families of Dissidents in Fresh Reprisals, Brian Dooley
Now family members of those who criticize the Bahrain government are being threatened, targeted, summoned and intimidated, said Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley.
Brian Dooley: Trump’s Presidency Started by Assaulting Human Rights… Ask Bahraini Dissidents about That
Brian Dooley, director of the Human Rights Defenders program in Human Rights First, said in an article he published in the Huffington Post newspaper that President Trump’s assaults on the media, attacks on refugee rights, reports that his administration is considering withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council, and his increasing chumminess with dictators are all alarming signs for human rights defenders hoping for support from Washington.
Bahrain’s Final Kiss Goodbye to Pretense of the Rule of Law, Brian Dooley
Brian Dooley said the decision allowing civilians to be tried in military courts “is the final kiss goodbye to any pretense of the rule of law.”
Hearing Session in Congress Criticizes Bahraini Government’s “Sectarian Policies” & Calls on US to Use Concrete Measures
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress (TLHRC) held a hearing on Friday (September 9, 2016) to examine the US government’s response to the human rights crisis in Bahrain
Tom Lantos Commission Holds Hearing Friday to Discuss Deteriorating Human Rights in Bahrain
Tom Lantos Commission on Human Rights holds on Friday hearing to discuss the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain.
Pentagon Delays Report Requested by Congress about Implications of Situation in Bahrain
Brian Dooley said that the Pentagon should “immediately send a clear-eyed, detailed assessment of the security situation and its implications for the estimated 8,200 U.S. personnel to the Armed Services Committees of the House and Senate.”