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Groups condemn the confiscation of Syrian journalist’s passport by UK officials

Groups condemn the confiscation of Syrian journalist’s passport by UK officials

We condemn the decision of UK border officials to confiscate the passport of Syrian journalist, Zaina Erhaim, at the request of Syrian authorities.

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab put in isolation ahead of 6 October trial

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab put in isolation ahead of 6 October trial

On Sunday 25 September Nabeel Rajab was transferred from the West Riffa Police Station to solitary confinement in the East Riffa Police Station ahead of his sentencing next week.

Zaina Erhaim: Balancing work and family in times of war

Zaina Erhaim: Balancing work and family in times of war

2016 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winner Zaina Erhaim discusses the ongoing war in Syria.

Women on the front line: Zaina Erhaim and Kate Adie on the challenges of war reporting

Women on the front line: Zaina Erhaim and Kate Adie on the challenges of war reporting

On 24 September Index on Censorship’s CEO, Jodie Ginsberg, gathered with former BBC chief news correspondent Kate Adie and 2016 Index award-winning journalist Zaina Erhaim in Kew Gardens to discuss journalism in war zones

Index condemns UK’s seizure of award winner’s passport

Index condemns UK’s seizure of award winner’s passport

Index on Censorship is appalled by the decision of UK border officials to confiscate the passport of Syrian journalist, and this year's Index Freedom of Expression Award winner, Zaina Erhaim.

Artist Murad Subay worries about the future for Yemen’s children

Artist Murad Subay worries about the future for Yemen’s children

On 3 September 2015, a group of Houthi rebels convened a meeting at al-Najah School in the al-Haima district of Bani Waleed, a village, 72 kilometres west of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa.

Prince Charles to visit Bahrain: Here are some things he should consider

Prince Charles to visit Bahrain: Here are some things he should consider

The prince will visit in November as part of a tour aimed at "strengthening relations" in the region.

Rights groups urge 50 nations to call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

Rights groups urge 50 nations to call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

Rights groups wrote to the governments of 50 states urging them to publicly call for the release of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who faces up to 15 years’ imprisonment for comments he made on Twitter.

Bahrain: Prominent rights activist charged for New York Times letter

Bahrain: Prominent rights activist charged for New York Times letter

Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor today charged prominent human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, after the New York Times published his letter from prison.

Bahrain delays court date for human rights campaigner for third time

Bahrain delays court date for human rights campaigner for third time

On Monday, 5 September a Bahraini court delayed the trial of Index award-winning human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab.

Groups urge Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender

Groups urge Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender

Index on Censorship joins international call for release of Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain: Protesters celebrate Nabeel Rajab’s birthday and call for his release

Bahrain: Protesters celebrate Nabeel Rajab’s birthday and call for his release

Human rights organisations gathered at the Bahrain Embassy in London to support one of the Middle East’s most prominent human rights defenders

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