Tag: Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain courts postpone trial of HRD Nabeel Rajab, deny bail

Bahrain courts postpone trial of HRD Nabeel Rajab, deny bail

21 February 2017 – This morning, the Government of Bahrain again postponed the two trials of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Bahrain courts have brought two cases against Rajab for exercising his internationally-sanctioned rights to free expression. He has been subjected to imprisonment and ill-treatment since June 2016. We, the […]

Int’l NGOs send letter to Boris Johnson regarding jailed HRD Nabeel Rajab

Int’l NGOs send letter to Boris Johnson regarding jailed HRD Nabeel Rajab

Boris Johnson Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs King Charles Street London SW1A 2AH   3 February 2017   Dear Mr Johnson, In light of recent developments in Bahrain, we write to raise our deep concern over the punitive trials of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who […]

Bahrain’s Prosecution Detains Nabeel Rajab Despite Court-Ordered Release

Bahrain’s Prosecution Detains Nabeel Rajab Despite Court-Ordered Release

28 December 2016 – A Bahraini court earlier today ordered the provisional release of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab on bail. However, the Public Prosecution subsequently ordered his continued detention for seven days, citing further investigation into another case in which Rajab is accused of “spreading false news,” likely to […]