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On Sunday 25 September Nabeel Rajab was transferred from the West Riffa Police Station to solitary confinement in the East Riffa Police Station ahead of his sentencing next week.
The prince will visit in November as part of a tour aimed at "strengthening relations" in the region.
Rights groups wrote to the governments of 50 states urging them to publicly call for the release of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who faces up to 15 years’ imprisonment for comments he made on Twitter.
Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor today charged prominent human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, after the New York Times published his letter from prison.
On Monday, 5 September a Bahraini court delayed the trial of Index award-winning human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab.
Index on Censorship joins international call for release of Nabeel Rajab
Human rights organisations gathered at the Bahrain Embassy in London to support one of the Middle East’s most prominent human rights defenders
Playwright David Hare, author Monica Ali, comedian Shazia Mirza and MP Keir Starmer are among those who have written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking the UK government to call on Bahrain to release a campaigner imprisoned for just tweeting his opinions.
Join us in at the Bahrain Embassy in London to mark Nabeel Rajab's birthday and call for his immediate release
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