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Category : Bahrain
Taking out the trash: UK foreign office report heaps praise on Bahrain
Johnson offers a watered-down endorsement of human rights and his department's understanding of advocacy is seriously flawed
Bahraini human rights activist sentenced to two years
Index on Censorship strongly condemns the sentencing of Nabeel Rajab to two years in prison
Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s trial postponed until 10 July
The trial of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been delayed yet again, this time until 10 July
Bahrain: Women’s rights activist arrested and risks torture
Just as she was getting ready for bed on 3 July, Bahraini human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Sayegh was arrested by masked officers. Her whereabouts remain unknown
Press freedom must not be used as a bargaining chip
The call by four Arab states -- UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt -- for Qatar to close news network Al Jazeera is clearly motivated by a desire to control the media in the region.
Formula 1 must reconsider plans for Bahrain race as crackdown intensifies
Index on Censorship has joined with international organisations to urge Formula 1 to address restrictions on peaceful protesters and journalists in Bahrain.
Protester arrested during demonstration at Bahrain Embassy in London
The director of advocacy at the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights and Democracy stepped onto the embassy’s steps and was arrested a few minutes later
London protest marks a year in prison for Nabeel Rajab
Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been in prison in Bahrain for a full year for expressing opinions. During this time, he has been primarily held in solitary confinement
Groups urge UN members to call for freedom for Bahraini human rights defender
On the one-year anniversary of Nabeel Rajab's arrest, Index on Censorship joins 14 international NGOs to call for his release
Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab approaches one year in prison without sentencing
Next week marks one year since the Bahraini human rights activist and Index on Censorship award winner Nabeel Rajab was imprisoned on charges for which he has yet to be sentenced
Bahrain: Press freedom groups call for lifting of Al Wasat suspension
Press freedom organisations and local Bahraini groups have raised alarm today over the suspension of Bahrain's only independent newspaper, Al Wasat, which has been barred from publishing for three days now.
Bahrain must end arbitrary suspension of independent newspaper
Index on Censorship joined with international human rights organisations to strongly condemn the arbitrary suspension of Bahrain's Al Wasat newspaper.
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