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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab put in isolation ahead of 6 October trial

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab put in isolation ahead of 6 October trial

On Sunday 25 September Nabeel Rajab was transferred from the West Riffa Police Station to solitary confinement in the East Riffa Police Station ahead of his sentencing next week.

Prince Charles to visit Bahrain: Here are some things he should consider

Prince Charles to visit Bahrain: Here are some things he should consider

The prince will visit in November as part of a tour aimed at "strengthening relations" in the region.

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

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

Rights 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.

Bahrain delays court date for human rights campaigner for third time

Bahrain delays court date for human rights campaigner for third time

On Monday, 5 September a Bahraini court delayed the trial of Index award-winning human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab.

Bahrain: Protesters celebrate Nabeel Rajab’s birthday and call for his release

Bahrain: Protesters celebrate Nabeel Rajab’s birthday and call for his release

Human rights organisations gathered at the Bahrain Embassy in London to support one of the Middle East’s most prominent human rights defenders

Index award winners and judges call for release of Bahraini campaigner

Index award winners and judges call for release of Bahraini campaigner

Playwright 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.

1 Sept: Protest on Nabeel Rajab’s birthday to call for his release

1 Sept: Protest on Nabeel Rajab’s birthday to call for his release

Join us in at the Bahrain Embassy in London to mark Nabeel Rajab's birthday and call for his immediate release

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

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