Tag: Nabeel Rajab

Newsletter #112

Newsletter #112

NGOs Condemn Arrest of Opposition Leader Ebrahim Sharif On Sunday 12 July, Bahrain’s police arrested Ebrahim Sharif, the former General Secretary of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad). Sharif is one of the “Bahrain 13”, a group of prominent human rights defenders and opposition figures in Bahrain. He was recently […]

ADHRB and BIRD Cautiously Welcome Pardon of Nabeel Rajab

ADHRB and BIRD Cautiously Welcome Pardon of Nabeel Rajab

13 July 2015 – Washington, DC – Coming on the heels of Ebrahim Sharif’s re-arrest this Sunday, prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was pardoned yesterday and released from prison due to “health reasons,” after serving four months of his six month sentence. While Americans for Democracy & Human Rights […]

Ban Tear Gas to Bahrain and Free Nabeel Rajab, says EU Parliament

Ban Tear Gas to Bahrain and Free Nabeel Rajab, says EU Parliament

10 July 2015 – Yesterday, the European Parliament passed an urgency resolution calling for an EU-wide ban on tear gas and crowd control equipment exports to Bahrain and for the immediate release of Nabeel Rajab and other prisoners of conscience, in a move welcomed by Americans for Democracy & Human […]