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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.
In October a Bahraini court ruled that prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab would face criminal charges stemming from a single tweet
Nabeel Rajab was released without bail today as a Bahraini court postponed his trial until 20 January 2015.
The trial of Index award winner Nabeel Rajab has been adjourned until 29 November
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
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