This month, ADHRB’s Champion for Justice is freelance photographer Hussain Hubail, who was arbitrarily arrested, tortured and sentenced to 5 years in prison for taking pictures of the pro-democracy protests in Bahrain. His appeal is set for Sunday June 22nd, 2014. Join us on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook on June 20th by using hashtag #FreeHubail in your posts. Share the image below and call on the Bahrain government to respect the freedom of expression and the press by releasing Hussain Hubail from prison.
For those in the U.S., don’t forget to write to your member of Congress to raise your concerns about the case of Hussain Hubail and press freedom in Bahrain. Use our template letter and the following links to contact your Senators and Representative.