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Attacks on activists

20 Dec, 2016

Open Letter from MEPs on Human Rights in Bahrain

19 December 2016 Dear Ms. Mogherini, We are writing to urge you to take action on the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, particularly the continued...

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16 Dec, 2016

Wikipedia and Guessing: Basis of Charges Against Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

15 December 2016 Lawyer’s memorandum in the defense of Nabeel Rajab (Unofficial translation from Arabic): The Ministry of the Interior (MOI)’s expert [from the Criminal...

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15 Dec, 2016

GCHR - Human rights defender Ghada Jamsheer freed from prison, allowed to work off remainder of her sentence

Women’s rights defender, writer and blogger Ghada Jamsheer was freed on 12 December after four months in prison in Bahrain, after reaching an agreement to work for the rest of her...

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15 Dec, 2016

Serious Concerns over the Continuous Unlawful Detention of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is greatly concerned at the prolongued detention of its President and human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. On 15 December the Bahrain High...

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15 Dec, 2016

The Guardian - Cross-party MPs urge Boris Johnson to call for Bahrain activist's release

More than 20 MPs from seven parties in the UK parliament have urged the British foreign secretary to echo US government calls for the release of the Bahraini human rights activist...

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15 Dec, 2016

Index - Bahrain: Parliamentary pressure mounts on Theresa May to call for Nabeel Rajab's release

Parliamentarians today joined in calling on the UK government to call for the release of jailed activist Nabeel Rajab. Twenty-three Members of Parliament have penned a joint...

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12 Dec, 2016

Survivor's guilt and loneliness: the life of an activist in exile

The first time I had to leave Bahrain, I was given 24 hours to do so and told not to tell anyone. My father had been informed that my name was coming up during interrogations...

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12 Dec, 2016

Bahrain: Release Rights Activist

Bahraini authorities should immediately release the human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, Human Rights Watch said today. Rajab’s trial is scheduled to resume on December 15, 2016,...

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6 Dec, 2016

Please, Theresa May, save my husband from death in Bahrain

My husband, Mohammed Ramadan, is due to be executed in Bahrain any day now. Our three young children are distraught. We want Theresa May, the British prime minister, to call...

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5 Dec, 2016

Attacks on Civil Society - BCHR Event in Berlin on 8 December

On 8 December the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), would like to invite you to an event organized together with FIDH and Human Rights Watch (HRW), named “Attacks on Civil...

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