Category : Nabeel Rajab

Index welcomes news of Nabeel Rajab’s release but all charges must be dropped

alt informationIndex welcomes release of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on Tuesday but all charges against him must also be dropped

Bahrain must suspend Nabeel Rajab’s sentence

alt informationNine international organisations have written a letter calling for Bahrain to suspend Nabeel Rajab's current sentence.

The people most at risk in Bahrain “are those who choose to freely express themselves”

alt informationIndex calls on the UK to stand up to the Bahrain government on human rights after police storm the London embassy to protect protester

Ebtisam Al-Saegh: “I think about justice and justice for the rest of the victims”

alt information“My main objective is to tell about the truth and whatever is going on on the ground,” said Ebtisam Al-Saegh, a Bahraini human rights activist, told Index on Censorship.

Bahraini injustice: Nabeel Rajab conviction for tweeting upheld

alt informationBahrain’s Court of Cassation has upheld human rights activist Nabeel Rajab’s five-year conviction for critical tweets made from his account condemning Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen and the use of torture at Bahrain’s notorious Jau Prison.

Open letter to Bahraini authorities: Drop all charges and release Nabeel Rajab

alt informationNGOs are concerned that, with Nabeel Rajab's appeal hearing scheduled on 31 December, authorities may be planning to increase his sentence under cover of the world's celebrations of the new year.

Happy birthday Nabeel!

alt informationBahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is spending his third birthday in prison. Send him a birthday message on Twitter or Facebook

This week at Index: Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

alt informationThis week Index remembered murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya and spoke out in support of human rights in Bahrain and Turkey.

UN declares Nabeel Rajab’s imprisonment unlawful, warns arbitrary detention in Bahrain may amount to “crimes against humanity”

alt informationIt finds that Rajab should never have been prosecuted and that Bahraini authorities employed “vague and overly broad” legal provisions to target him for his “political views and convictions”

Bahraini injustice: Nabeel Rajab sentenced for tweeting

alt informationIndex condemns the decision to sentence Bahraini human rights defender - and Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award winner - Nabeel Rajab to five years in prison.

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s tweet trial brought forward, then adjourned to 7 December

alt informationThe 19th hearing of the leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was unexpectedly held earlier than the court had originally ruled.