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Who is Nabeel Rajab?

Who is Nabeel Rajab?

Nabeel Rajab, just like you, thinks his country could be better. And he has made those views public. He speaks out against poor prison conditions, and argues for more freedom of speech in Bahrain.

The Bahrain 13: One year since Index magazine sent to jailed academic and blogger

The Bahrain 13: One year since Index magazine sent to jailed academic and blogger

One year has passed since Index magazine editor Rachael Jolley sent a copy of the publication to jailed Bahraini activist and writer Abduljalil Al-Singace

Letter: UK must question Bahrain’s record on press freedom

Letter: UK must question Bahrain’s record on press freedom

Index, Reporters Without Borders and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy have written to the UK government about Bahrain's record on press freedom.

Bahrain must end harassment of human rights defender Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman

Bahrain must end harassment of human rights defender Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman

IFEX members call on the Government of Bahrain to stop the judicial harassment of Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, and to allow human rights defenders to exercise their right to freedom of expression.

Why is Nabeel Rajab a repeated target of the Bahraini authorities?

Why is Nabeel Rajab a repeated target of the Bahraini authorities?

Nabeel Rajab, the Bahraini human rights activist and Index award winner, was due to stand trial on 2 August over comments he made on Twitter criticising government institutions. It has now been postponed until 5 September

Bahrain: Rights of Nazeeha Saeed and all journalists to report must be respected

Bahrain: Rights of Nazeeha Saeed and all journalists to report must be respected

We, the undersigned, express our deep concern with the Bahraini Public Prosecution’s decision to charge Nazeeha Saeed, correspondent for Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya and France24, with unlawfully working for international media.

Jodie Ginsberg: Bahrain needs to know that #opinionsarenotcrimes

Jodie Ginsberg: Bahrain needs to know that #opinionsarenotcrimes

An Index tweet from March is being used as evidence against Nabeel Rajab, a Bahraini human rights activist

#IndexAwards2016 Fellowship update: “We want change now”

#IndexAwards2016 Fellowship update: “We want change now”

In the short three months since the Index on Censorship Awards, the 2016 fellows have been busy striking for stronger freedom of expression around the world

Index protests judicial harassment of Bahraini human rights defender

Index protests judicial harassment of Bahraini human rights defender

Index strongly protests the continued judicial harassment of Nabeel Rajab, a respected Bahraini human rights defender, and calls for his immediate and unconditional release.

War reporter Marie Colvin’s family sues Syria

War reporter Marie Colvin’s family sues Syria

The family of murdered journalist and Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin has filed a lawsuit against the Syrian government

NGOs call for unconditional release of Bahraini human rights defender

NGOs call for unconditional release of Bahraini human rights defender

Facing charges related to comments on the social media website Twitter, Nabeel Rajab may be sentenced to more than ten years in prison.

European Parliament adopts resolution condemning Bahrain’s human rights abuses

European Parliament adopts resolution condemning Bahrain’s human rights abuses

Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted, with a large majority, a resolution condemning recent human rights abuses performed by Bahraini authorities

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