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Bahrain: Rights activist jailed over tweet is denied bail

Bahrain: Rights activist jailed over tweet is denied bail

The trial of Index award winner Nabeel Rajab has been adjourned until 29 November

Foreign Secretary: Use UK influence on Bahrain to free Nabeel Rajab, Zainab Al-Khawaja and Ghada Jamsheer

Dear Mr. Hammond, We are writing to you in light of your current tour of Gulf Cooperation Council countries regarding the arbitrary arrest and detention of human rights defenders Nabeel Rajab, Zainab Al-Khawaja and Ghada Jamsheer in Bahrain for cases of peaceful expression. Nabeel Rajab, the President of the Bahrain

Rights groups call on UK to press Bahrain to release human rights defenders

Rights groups call on UK to press Bahrain to release human rights defenders

Nine human rights organisations called on the British government on Friday to speak out publicly in the case of activists currently being detained in Bahrain. Prominent human rights defenders Nabeel Rajab, Zainab Al-Khawaja and Ghada Jamsheer have all been arrested and face lengthy prison sentences in Bahrain for cases of

Bahrain: Maryam Al-Khawaja urges UK to speak out on human rights violations

TAKE ACTION: Tell your MP to put pressure on Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab and Zainab Al-Khawaja

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab to face trial for expressing opinion

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab to face trial for expressing opinion

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab will stand trial on 19 October for allegedly insulting Bahraini government institutions on Twitter.

Index calls on UK to speak out against Bahraini human rights abuses after Rajab arrest

Index calls on UK to speak out against Bahraini human rights abuses after Rajab arrest

Index award winner Nabeel Rajab has been detained for seven days while being investigated for claims that he offended the Ministry of Interior over Twitter

Bahrain: Maryam Alkhawaja released

Bahrain: Maryam Alkhawaja released

The human rights defender is subject to a travel ban and is due in court again on 1 October. Aimee Hamilton reports

Bahrain: Activists highlight the human rights situation

Bahrain: Activists highlight the human rights situation

Bahraini human rights activists Nabeel Rajab and Sayed Ahmed Al Wadaei discuss their countries human rights record.

Bahrain Center for Human Rights wins Norwegian Rafto Prize

Bahrain Center for Human Rights wins Norwegian Rafto Prize

BCHR was awarded the human rights prize for its peaceful fight for fundamental rights in Bahrain

Free speech roundup: Bahrain edition

Free speech roundup: Bahrain edition

European ministers and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members will meet on Sunday in Bahrain to discuss the future of their political and economic relations from 2013-2016. Bahrain's free speech violations in recent weeks should also be up for discussion, says Sara Yasin

What free speech means to Bahrain

What free speech means to Bahrain

In the last week, Bahrain's treatment of its citizens and their right to free expression has been repeatedly in the news. Sara Yasin reports on a spate of developments that raise questions about the Bahraini government's commitment to free speech.

British embassy in Bahrain gets World Press Freedom Day wrong

Padraig Reidy: British embassy in Bahrain gets World Press Freedom Day wrong

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