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Index on Censorship award winner Nabeel Rajab was told today to expect a decision in his case on March 15. The travel ban against Rajab is still in place.
People are taking to social media to express their disappointment at the award-winning singer performing in Bahrain despite the country's poor human rights record
The prominent human rights activist believes he will be handed down a new charge and could be jailed for years
Mouad Belghouat is a Moroccan rapper and human rights activist who releases music under the moniker El Haqed, roughly translated as ‘The Enraged’.
The Al Jazeera journalist recently released after 400 days in Egyptian jail speaks about his time in jail, the campaign for his release and fellow journalists still imprisoned in Egypt
Safa Al Ahmad is a Saudi journalist and documentary maker who has spent the last three years covertly filming an unreported mass uprising in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.
Stripped of his Bahraini citizenship, Ali Abdulemam responds by saying "I have an identity and I am proud of it".
On 31 January 2015, Bahrain’s Ministry of the Interior revoked the citizenship of 72 individuals, including journalists, bloggers, and political and human rights activists, rendering many of them stateless – its latest attempt to crack down on those critical of the government. “Bahrain is using citizenship, the most basic of
As journalist Peter Greste returns to Australia, his two colleagues Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed languish in an Egyptian prison.
Nine people have been arrested in Bahrain for "misusing social media", a charge which is punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison.
Human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to six months imprisonment by a Bahraini court.
Despite his repeated assertions that it is nothing to do with him, it is now clear that British Prime Minister David Cameron not only has the power to hold back the long-awaited Chilcot Inquiry into the UK’s involvement in the Iraq war until after the election – but may actually do so.