Tag: Nabeel Rajab

Nabeel Rajab sentenced to 2 years in absentia as unfair trial concludes

Nabeel Rajab sentenced to 2 years in absentia as unfair trial concludes

10 July 2017 –The Third Circuit Lower Criminal Court today sentenced Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, to two years in prison on charges solely based on his exercise of freedom of expression. The prosecution and trial, which were initiated by the Ministry of Interior’s Cyber […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Office, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 4 debate during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Payne noted the severe deterioration of human rights in Bahrain just since the beginning of […]