Free Bahrain's Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is in prison in Bahrain for 2 years as punishment for speaking to the media about restrictions on press freedom in Bahrain. He's threatened with another 15 years in a separate case stemming solely from Tweets in which he criticized the war in Yemen and the use of torture in Bahraini prisons.

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Immediately and unconditionally release Nabeel Rajab and all other prisoners of conscience held solely for exercising their right to free expression.



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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15397 2 days ago Jessica Casanova Elizabeth, NJ , US
15396 5 months ago Angela Hall Spartanburg, SC , US
15395 7 months ago Ann R Rolla, MO , US
15394 8 months ago Virgil Pauls Newton, KS , US
15393 9 months ago Katherine Stratton Cuyahoga Falls , OH , US Bahrain should not be allowed a seat on UNHRC until freedom of expression is guaranteed and all human rights defenders like Nabeel Rajab are freed from prison.
15392 9 months ago Greg Cameron Surrey, BC , CA
15391 9 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA , US
15390 9 months ago Marie-Laurence Yans Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher, ot , BE
15389 9 months ago Marie-Laurence Yans Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher, ot , BE
15388 10 months ago Robert Alvarez Union City, NJ , US Why are so many afraid of the truth?
15387 11 months ago roxy harrington holmen, WI , US
15386 11 months ago Pamela Daly Hartsdale, NY , US
15385 11 months ago Victoria Hilaya El Mirage, AZ , US
15384 11 months ago Wendy Shuman Downingtown, PA , US
15383 11 months ago Helen Golding Cambridge, ot , GB
15382 12 months ago Helen Golding Cambridge, ot , GB
15381 12 months ago Anonymous Little Canada, MN , US
15380 1 year ago Anonymous atherton, CA , US
15379 1 year ago Karen Bopp Falls Church, VA , US
15378 1 year ago Erica Ransford Dearborn Hghts, MI , US
15377 1 year ago Erica Ransford Dearborn Hghts, MI , US
15376 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
15375 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
15374 1 year ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA , US
15373 1 year ago Diane Schwarz Cheverly, MD , US
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Background from Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain:
> Nabeel Rajab: a Lifelong Human Rights Defender
> Nabeel Rajab sentenced to 2 years in absentia as unfair trial concludes
> Bahrain Postpones Nabeel Rajab’s Appeal against Two-Year Prison Term
> UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Cites Bahrain as “Egregious” Perpetrator of Reprisals

Background from the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy
> Nabeel Rajab Faces Absurd New Charges In Latest Attempt to Silence Jailed Critic