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Ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix this weekend in Bahrain, Index on Censorship calls on the government of Bahrain to release human rights activist Nabeel Rajab and fellow human rights defenders.
We in the Bahrain and international human rights NGO community condemn the arrest and detention of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights defender in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Index on Censorship condemns the latest arrest and continued harrassment of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Rajab tweeted on April 2 that his house had been surrounded by special forces and that over 20 police cars were sent to his house for the arrest. Rajab was handed down
Index on Censorship award winner Nabeel Rajab had the verdict on his appeal delayed again until April 15. Rajab is appealing his sentence over a tweet.
Index on Censorship award winner Nabeel Rajab was told today to expect a decision in his case on March 15. The travel ban against Rajab is still in place.
People are taking to social media to express their disappointment at the award-winning singer performing in Bahrain despite the country's poor human rights record
The prominent human rights activist believes he will be handed down a new charge and could be jailed for years
Nine people have been arrested in Bahrain for "misusing social media", a charge which is punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison.
In October a Bahraini court ruled that prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab would face criminal charges stemming from a single tweet
Nabeel Rajab was released without bail today as a Bahraini court postponed his trial until 20 January 2015.