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14 Jul, 2017

The UN calls on the Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Nabeel Rajab

Press briefing note by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:  "[...] We are deeply concerned that Nabeel Rajab, a co-founder of the Bahrain...

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14 Jul, 2017

Norway calls for release of Nabeel Rajab in Bahrain

"Norway has repeatedly expressed concern about Mr Rajab’s situation and has urged the Bahraini authorities to fulfil their international human rights obligations. We call again...

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12 Jul, 2017

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on the conviction of a Bahraini human rights activist

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (11 July) on the...

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12 Jul, 2017

Rajab receives two-year prison sentence

Nabeel Rajab, a prominent Bahraini human rights activist, has been given a two‑year prison sentence on charges of publishing and disseminating false news harmful to domestic...

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12 Jul, 2017

Bahrain sentences human rights defender to two years in prison

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Monday condemned [AI report] Bahrain's sentencing of a human rights defender. Nabeel Rajab [Front Line Defenders profile...

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11 Jul, 2017

Open NGO Letter to EU Member States and Institutions Regarding the Export of Surveillance Equipment

Following the alarming evidence that EU-made electronic surveillance equipment is still being exported to authoritarian countries around the world, we strongly urge all EU member...

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11 Jul, 2017

Bahraini human rights activist sentenced to two years

Index on Censorship strongly condemns the sentencing of Nabeel Rajab to two years in prison. The sentencing of Nabeel Rajab, an Index Freedom of Expression Award winner for his...

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11 Jul, 2017

Cardin Statement on Prison Sentencing of Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab

“The sentencing of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to two years in prison is deeply troubling.  His health has seriously deteriorated while in Bahraini government...

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11 Jul, 2017

Urgent appeal Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab sentenced to two years in prison

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests...

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11 Jul, 2017

Sentencing of Nabeel Rajab

"We are disappointed by the verdict sentencing prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to two years in prison today in Bahrain. We reaffirm our previous calls for his release...

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