ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 33

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja: January’s Champion for Justice

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has spent his life peacefully advocating for the human and civil rights of the people of Bahrain. Al-Khawaja began protesting the Bahraini regime as a student in London. After the Government of Bahrain failed to renew his passport, he stayed in Europe, eventually seeking asylum in Denmark and becoming an active member in the Committee to Defend Political Prisoners in Bahrain. He went on to cofound the London-based Bahrain Human Rights Organization in 1991.
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Bahrain News

Arabic Articles
Acquittal of Policeman after Slapping a Citizen (Arabic)
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Arrests and Home Raids, 2 Seriously Injured (Arabic)
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Upcoming Events

January 7
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Refugee Rights

January 9
10:00 – 11:30 am
Humanitarian Crises in 2013: Assessing the Global Response