Team

Most of our members, staff and volunteers prefer to stay anonymous for fear of reprisals. But here are two faces of Bahrain Center for Human Rights that you can talk to.

Nedal Al-Salman
President

Nedal is a Bahraini human rights defender who previously headed BCHR’s Women & Children’s Rights Advocacy. She is also the convenor of IFEX & also the Vice President of the FIDH. She is the president of Mena Media monitoring group & voting or associate member of various organization like CIVICUS, Association for Women’s Rights in Development AWID, Global Network for Civil Society Organizations GDNR, WHRDMENA-Coalition and others. Nedal is residing in Bahrain. 

Email her on nedal@bahrainrights.org

Sayed Yusuf Almuhafdha
International Affairs Director

Sayed Yusuf Almuhafdha is BCHR’s International Affairs Director and a prominent Human Rights Activist.
Almuhafdha is a human rights expert with 15 years experience, specializing in Anti Discrimination, Anti Racism, Citizenship and Rule of law, Right to Equality

Almuhafdha completed a diploma in human rights in Bard College in Berlin in 2021 and currently studying a Master’s in human rights at the Central European University. He has also attended several human rights training programs besides a United Nations tools’ and mechanisms program and attends conferences locally and abroad.

Email him on SAlmuhafdha@bahrainrights.org

Asma Darwish
Head of Advocacy

Asma is a passionate Bahraini human rights defender who has co-founded the European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights (EBOHR) and worked with various local, regional & international organization to defend & promote human rights in Bahrain. Asma loves to write articles and she is currently residing in France.

Email her on asma@bahrainrights.org