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Attacks on activists

22 Dec, 2016

Bahraini Authorities refer Nabeel Rajab to Prosecution for Letter Published in Le Monde

21 December 2016 – Bahraini authorities have today interrogated imprisoned human rights defender Nabeel Rajab on allegations stemming from a letter he recently published in the...

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21 Dec, 2016

Rights groups condemn police violence in Diraz

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the European...

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20 Dec, 2016

Nabeel Rajab must be immediately and unconditionally released

H.E. Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais Wilson 52 rue des Pâquis CH-1201 Geneva Switzerland CC: David Kaye, UN Special...

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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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