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.



51-75 of 15310 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15260 2 weeks ago Anthony Roisum Houston, BC , CA
15259 2 weeks ago Nicole Waldron Mountain view, CA , US
15258 2 weeks ago Jane Fritz West Islip, NY , US
15257 2 weeks ago KATHERINE CURTIS San Diego, CA , US
15256 2 weeks ago Dale Williams Independendce, MO , US
15255 2 weeks ago Monique Reece Corona, CA , US
15254 2 weeks ago Dean Windh Lakewood, WA , US
15253 2 weeks ago Stephanie Kristal High Falls, NY , US
15252 2 weeks ago Patricia Waddleton Hull, MA , US
15251 2 weeks ago mark novotny Countryside, IL , US
15250 2 weeks ago Kate olson alameda, CA , US We must continue to defend our free speech rights around the globe. We must give voice to those who have been silenced.
15249 2 weeks ago eva orlowski Woodstock, NY , US
15248 2 weeks ago Betty Treyz South salem, NY , US
15247 2 weeks ago Gregory Bushur Arnold, MO , US
15246 2 weeks ago mary mcdaniel northfield, VT , US I ask that you release all prisoners of conscience and in particular, Nabeel Rajab
15245 2 weeks ago mark novotny Countryside, IL , US
15244 2 weeks ago Tanara Saarinen Gig Harbor, WA , US
15243 2 weeks ago Benita Smith Berkeley, CA , US No jail time for human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
15242 2 weeks ago Linda Bowers New Hope, PA , US People should have the right to speak on behalf of those who can't. Free him.
15241 2 weeks ago Patricia Connolly San Antonio, TX , US A person speaking out for human rights in our troubled world-everywhere should be among the most prized and protected of persons. We need more people of conscience here and around the world.
15240 2 weeks ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , US
15239 2 weeks ago Robin Devaney Harrusbyrg, PA , US
15238 2 weeks ago Meaghan Simpson Fortuna, CA , US
15237 2 weeks ago Anonymous Manama, BH
15236 2 weeks ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , 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