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Category : Bahrain
David Kaye: The other travel ban
Governments are imposing travel bans to deny the spread of information about the state of repression and corruption in their home countries.
Court rejects Nabeel Rajab’s appeal against prison sentence for speaking to journalists
Groups call on US, UK and EU to support Nabeel Rajab
Rights groups have written to 11 states and the EU calling for action ahead of the conclusion of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s appeal.
Letter: Drop all charges against Nabeel Rajab
Index on Censorship joins with a coalition of organisations to write to governments about the ongoing judicial harassment of 2012 Freedom of Expression Award-winner Nabeel Rajab.
Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s trial for tweets adjourned to 31 December
The trial of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was adjourned to 31 December for a technical report on his tweets.
Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab denied bail as he appeals two-year sentence
Bahraini authorities continue their campaign of judicial harassment to silence a prominent human rights activist.
Bahrain: UK-based rights activist’s family sentenced to three years in reprisal case
The Bahraini authorities on Monday 30 October sentenced the mother-in-law, Hajer Mansoor Hasan, and brother-in-law, Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, of UK-based human rights defender Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei to three years in prison in reprisal for his work.
Bahraini Injustice: Nabeel Rajab subjected to humiliating treatment
Bahraini authorities transferred human rights defender Nabeel Rajab from a clinic to the notorious Jau Prison despite severe medical risks, subjecting him to humiliating treatment on arrival.
Bahrain’s reprisals against activist’s family must end
Index 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.
Bahraini court delays hearing for Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain's Appeals Court convened in the second appeals hearing for Nabeel Rajab, who was sentenced to two years in July for speaking to journalists.
Bahrain: Human rights activist’s trial postponed to 27 September
Leading Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab appeared in the Higher Criminal Court on 11 September to be told by a new judge that the case had been continued to 27 September.
Bahrain: “They want you to be broken and this is why we keep going”
Human rights defenders often confront obstacles that keep them from doing the work they set out to do. This is especially true in Bahrain.
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