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Attacks on activists

27 Jul, 2016

Human Rights Watch - Bahrain: Activist on Trial Over Twitter Comments

A Prominent Bahraini human rights activist faces up to 12 years in prison for criticizing the Saudi Arabia-led military operations in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said today. Bahrain...

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14 Jul, 2016

RSF condemns court’s decision to keep Nabeel Rajab in detention

After a court extended Bahrain Centre for Human Rights president Nabeel Rajab’s detention in connection with some tweets for another three weeks yesterday, Reporters Without...

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14 Jul, 2016

Bahrain wields travel curbs in crackdown on opponents-activists

After a border official stopped him leaving Bahrain last week, citing a security order, Mohammed al-Tajer said he checked with the departments in charge of passports and...

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13 Jul, 2016

FIDH - High Criminal Court decided to postpone the trial of Mr. Nabeel Rajab

According to the information received, on July 12, 2016, the request for release filed by Mr. Nabeel Rajab’s lawyers was dismissed by the judge. Mr. Rajab remains in...

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13 Jul, 2016

Crackdown In Bahrain

“Baba, sumoud!” (“Daddy, stay steadfast!”) Ten-year old Malak Rajab called out these words as Bahraini police led her father, prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab,...

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12 Jul, 2016

Bahrain Extends Arbitrary Detention of BCHR’s President Nabeel Rajab, Court Postpones His Trial to 2 August

12 July 2016 - The High Criminal Court today postponed the trial of prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab, President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), to 2 August...

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12 Jul, 2016

Human Rights First - Bahraini Officials Urged to Drop Charges Against Nabeel Rajab

Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the government of Bahrain to drop all charges against and immediately release prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. The...

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11 Jul, 2016

FIDH - Twenty-Six NGOs Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab, Prior to His Trial Tomorrow

Tomorrow, 12 July 2016, the trial of the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab begins. Facing charges related to comments on the social media website Twitter, Rajab may be...

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11 Jul, 2016

Twenty-Six NGOs Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab, Prior to His Trial Tomorrow

 Tomorrow, 12 July 2016, the trial of the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab begins. Facing charges related to comments on the social media website Twitter, Rajab...

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4 Jul, 2016

FIDH - Bahrain continues to harass Nabeel Rajab

Since 2011, Bahrain authorities have been relentlessly harassing the human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights - BCHR, and FIDH Deputy...

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