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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.
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
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.
Facing charges related to comments on the social media website Twitter, Nabeel Rajab may be sentenced to more than ten years in prison.
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
Monday's arrest of Nabeel Rajab marks the latest attempt to silence one of the Middle East's most prominent human rights defenders.
Bahraini authorities have arrested Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist.