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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15385 4 days ago Victoria Hilaya El Mirage, AZ , US
15384 6 days ago Wendy Shuman Downingtown, PA , US
15383 1 week ago Helen Golding Cambridge, ot , GB
15382 1 week ago Helen Golding Cambridge, ot , GB
15381 2 weeks ago Anonymous Saint Paul, MN , US
15380 1 month ago Anonymous atherton, CA , US
15379 1 month ago Karen Bopp Falls Church, VA , US
15378 2 months ago Erica Ransford Wyandotte, MI , US
15377 2 months ago Erica Ransford Wyandotte, MI , US
15376 2 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
15375 2 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
15374 2 months ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA , US
15373 2 months ago Diane Schwarz cheverly, MD , US
15372 3 months ago Annette Ahlander Albuquerque, NM , US I cannot speak for other nations and their constitutions, but in the United States of America, without the vote, without the protection of civil liberties, without a system of checks and balances, a...
15371 3 months ago Riley Brannian Iowa City , IA , US
15370 3 months ago Melinda Funk Kamloops, BC , CA
15369 3 months ago Anonymous Brighton, MA , US
15368 4 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA , US
15367 4 months ago Rod Stokes Valrico, FL , US
15366 4 months ago Bassam Imam Montreal , QC , CA GOD-willing, Nabeel Rajab will be released very soon!
15365 4 months ago Nicholas DiMasi, Jr. Glen Ellyn, IL , US
15364 4 months ago Dennis Morton Santa Cruz, CA , US The world is watching. Please - do the right thing, the decent thing.
Release Nabeel Rajab.
15363 4 months ago Marco palomba Iglesias, ot , IT
15362 4 months ago tiffany schettle New Berlin, WI , US
15361 5 months ago Anonymous Cape Coral, FL , 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