Category : Bahrain Letters

Bahrain’s reprisals against activist’s family must end

alt informationIndex joins with international organisations to demand that nations urgently raise the case of Sayed Nazar Alwadaei, Hajar Mansoor Hasan and Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor with the Government of Bahrain.

Formula 1 must reconsider plans for Bahrain race as crackdown intensifies

alt informationIndex on Censorship has joined with international organisations to urge Formula 1 to address restrictions on peaceful protesters and journalists in Bahrain.

Groups urge UN members to call for freedom for Bahraini human rights defender

alt informationOn the one-year anniversary of Nabeel Rajab's arrest, Index on Censorship joins 14 international NGOs to call for his release

Bahrain must end arbitrary suspension of independent newspaper

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined with international human rights organisations to strongly condemn the arbitrary suspension of Bahrain's Al Wasat newspaper.

Dear Nabeel: We are with you

alt informationAs Nabeel Rajab approaches a year in detention for exercising free speech, Index on Censorship expresses its solidarity with the 2012 Freedom of Expression Award winner.

Groups urge Boris Johnson to call for release of Nabeel Rajab

alt informationInternational organisations call on the British foreign minister to pressure Bahrain to end judicial harassment of human rights advocate Nabeel Rajab

Groups urge UN to call on Bahrain to release human rights defender

alt informationFifty-four international human rights and free expression organisations have written to the United Nations on behalf of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.

Bahrain must end judicial harassment of Faisal Hayyat

alt informationWe, the undersigned, express our deep concern with the Government of Bahrain's campaign targeting journalists and activists exercising their right to free expression.

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

alt informationRights 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.

Groups urge Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender

alt informationIndex on Censorship joins international call for release of Nabeel Rajab

Index award winners and judges call for release of Bahraini campaigner

alt informationPlaywright David Hare, author Monica Ali, comedian Shazia Mirza and MP Keir Starmer are among those who have written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking the UK government to call on Bahrain to release a campaigner imprisoned for just tweeting his opinions.

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.