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Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

November 21, 2017 11:00 pm
Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (Photo by Reuters) Human Rights Watch has strongly censured the Bahraini regime over keeping prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah family and the Wahhabi ideology. Kenneth Roth, the executive director […]

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Court adjourns trial of Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab until September 11

August 8, 2017 10:30 pm
Court adjourns trial of Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab until September 11

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab A Bahraini court has postponed until September 11 the trial of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who has been kept behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah regime and the Wahhabi ideology. Bahrain’s Supreme […]

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UN rights office urges Bahrain to free activist Nabeel Rajab

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
UN rights office urges Bahrain to free activist Nabeel Rajab

Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab (file photo) The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has urged Bahrain to “unconditionally and immediately” release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, whom Manama has sentenced to two years in prison. “We note that Mr. Rajab has been in detention since June 2016. We call on […]

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Bahrain urged to grant human rights activist Nabeel Rajab access to family, lawyers

June 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Bahrain urged to grant human rights activist Nabeel Rajab access to family, lawyers

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab A Bahraini rights group has expressed deep concern over the health condition of the country’s prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, calling on the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty to grant him access to his family and lawyers. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said its 52-year-old […]

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Prominent Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab released pending trial

December 28, 2016 9:00 pm
Prominent Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab released pending trial

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (R) flashes a V-sign at his home in the village of Bani Jamra, Bahrain, on November 2, 2014. (Photo by AP) Nabeel Rajab, the prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner, who was in custody for months, has been released pending his trial. Jalila Sayed, the […]

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Court adjourns trial of Bahraini rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab until December 28

December 15, 2016 10:30 pm
Court adjourns trial of Bahraini rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab until December 28

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (Photo by Reuters) A Bahraini court has postponed until December 28 the trial of prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, who has been behind bars over online comments deemed insulting to the ruling Al Khalifah regime and Saudi Arabia. Judicial sources said a Manama […]

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The United States urges Bahrain to free jailed rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab

September 7, 2016 5:23 am
The United States urges Bahrain to free jailed rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab

US State Department spokesman Mark Toner The United States has called on the Bahraini regime to release prominent rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, citing “concerns” over silencing dissidents in the Persian Gulf country. “We call on the government of Bahrain to release him immediately,” US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on […]

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