Transparency International Condemns Intimidation of Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain


Transparency International called, in a statement it released Friday (21 April, 2017) on the government of Bahrain to lift its travel ban on Sayed Sharaf Almosawi, the chair of its partner organization in Bahrain, the Bahrain Transparency Society.


The organization also strongly condemned the ongoing intimidation and harassment of anti-corruption activists and human rights defenders in Bahrain.


It urged the government of Bahrain to show its support for civil society by ending the harassment of activists and by upholding the commitments it has made to protect the freedom of expression, assembly and association of its citizens, including civil society activists.


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