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When we read about displaced people in the press, we usually hear about Syrian refugees fleeing IS or the one person per second displaced by natural disaster
Index joins with international human rights groups to call on the government of Bahrain to release Zainab Al-Khawaja
A Bahraini court sentenced Ibrahim Sharif, former secretary-general of the secular, left-wing National Democratic Action Society, yesterday to a year in prison
Index on Censorship is saddened to hear of the death of Eric Avebury, a staunch defender of human rights
A coalition of NGOs calls on the Bahraini authorities to lift the arbitrary travel ban on human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and allow him to travel abroad with his family for the purpose of securing medical assistance for his wife, Sumaya Rajab.
NGOs from the around the world call for the immediate release of prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace on his 300th day of hunger strike.
Award-winning photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and had his nationality revoked, along with 12 others, after covering a series of demonstrations in early 2014.
Farida Ghulam, joined by her children Yara and Sharif, describes the impact the Bahraini government's crackdown on free expression has had on the family
In June Bahrain's king pardoned opposition politician Ebrahim Sharif only to throw him back in jail three weeks later. His wife, Farida Ghulam, writes about the surreal nature of living with a lack of free expression
Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to one year for insulting the country's king. The human rights activist faced the Bahrain Court of Appeal on 21 October 2015, her 32nd birthday.
Bahraini human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja will appear before the Bahraini court of appeals on 21 October