Category : Bahrain

Bahrain’s Day of Rage, six years on

A reading list looking at Bahrain's uprising six years on.

Bahrain: Court postpones trial of Nabeel Rajab for an eighth time

A Bahraini court has postponed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab's trial date for an eighth time until 21 February

Bahrain renews detention of human rights activist Nabeel Rajab

Index award-winning human rights activist Nabeel Rajab’s pre-trial detention was renewed for a further 15 days by Bahrain's Public Prosecution on 5 January according to Nabeel’s lawyer.

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab remains in prison despite court order for his release

Nabeel Rajab, the prominent Bahraini human rights activist who has been held in prison for the past seven months, was due to be released on bail but remains in Jau prison.

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

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

Bahrain: Parliamentary pressure mounts on Theresa May to call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

Parliamentarians today joined in calling on the UK government to call for the release of jailed activist Nabeel Rajab.

Bahraini human rights activist to face trial

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, an Index award winner, has been imprisoned for tweeting about the Bahraini government, and could face up to 15 years in jail.

The UK government must do more to address human rights situation in Bahrain

The Bahraini authorities’ orchestrated attack on the rights to free expression, assembly and association, has seriously undermined the prospects of a political solution to Bahrain’s domestic unrest.

Bahrain must end judicial harassment of Faisal Hayyat

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

Bahrain: Human rights defender Ghada Jamsheer remains in jail despite poor health

Women’s rights defender, writer and blogger Ghada Jamsheer remains in jail in Bahrain

Bahrain charges Ebrahim Sharif for AP interview after Prince Charles visit

Bahrain’s public prosecution yesterday charged leading opposition politician Ebrahim Sharif under article 165 of the penal code with “inciting hatred against the regime”.