Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated the President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Deputy Secretary-General of the International Federation for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, on his freedom

Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated the President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Deputy Secretary-General of the International Federation for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, on his freedom after a five-year detention because of a tweet in which he criticized the war on Yemen and on charges related to freedom of expression. Nabeel, …

Bahraini NGOS: Nabeel Rajab Is a Beacon for Human Rights in Bahrain

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We express our condemnation of the five-year prison sentence issued by the Bahraini Court of Cassation on 31 December 2018 against internationally recognised human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. He has already spent two years behind bars in a separate case, and this latest sentence will prolong his stay in prison until mid 2023. Nabeel Rajab, …

Gulf Institute condemns the Unfair Verdict against HRD Nabeel Rajab, and Calls on Bahrain to Respect Human Rights

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A Bahraini court has sentenced the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, Head of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), to two years imprisonment over television interviews in 2015 and 2016, which the authorities claim it would “undermine its image.”   Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) condemns the unfair sentence against the …

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab is Isolated from the Outer World

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Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) in Australia urges the United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban-Ki Moon, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Mr. Michel Forst, and the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to take prompt actions in order to rescue the human rights activists Mr. Nabeel Rajab, the president …