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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
Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace’s protest. Since 21 March, Dr al-Singace has boycotted all solid food in protest of the treatment of inmates at the Central Jau Prison.
The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy alongside 16 NGOs including Index on Censorship today voiced our support for the UN joint-statement
Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace today hits a milestone 160 days of hunger strike as rights organisations appeal for his freedom. Forty-one international NGOs today released an urgent appeal addressed to the Government of Bahrain to release the hunger striker. Release Prisoner of Conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace as
Forty-one international NGOs call on the Bahraini authorities to release Dr Abduljalil al-Singace and all prisoners of conscience in Bahrain.
Join us to mark the 160th day of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace's hunger strike
Editor Rachael Jolley mailed the latest copy of Index on Censorship magazine Fired, threatened, imprisoned... is academic freedom being eroded? to jailed Bahraini academic and blogger
The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), English PEN and Index on Censorship gathered outside the Bahrain Embassy in London on Wednesday 29 July 2015 to protest the ongoing detention of Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace.