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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.
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
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.
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.
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
We, the undersigned, express our deep concern with the Bahraini Public Prosecution’s decision to charge Nazeeha Saeed, correspondent for Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya and France24, with unlawfully working for international media.
An Index tweet from March is being used as evidence against Nabeel Rajab, a Bahraini human rights activist
Index strongly protests the continued judicial harassment of Nabeel Rajab, a respected Bahraini human rights defender, and calls for his immediate and unconditional release.
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted, with a large majority, a resolution condemning recent human rights abuses performed by Bahraini authorities
Index on Censorship is deeply concerned by news that Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been hospitalised while in prison
Index on Censorship remains deeply concerned about the treatment of human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, whose detention was extended by another eight days. He has been held since 13 June.
In a new and concerning escalation of its crackdown against civil society, Bahraini authorities are targeting human rights defenders