Bahrain Weekly Newsletter 74

NGOs Condemn Continued Detention of Nabeel Rajab

20 October 2014 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) are extremely concerned over the continued detention of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. The aforementioned organizations condemn the prosecution of Mr. Rajab on charges related to his right to free speech and call for his immediate release.

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Updates from the Ground
  • 53 arrested including children and 1 woman
  • 37 houses raided
  • 15 individuals sentenced to the total of 58.5 years of incarceration
  • 80 trials postponed
  • 20 protests and sit-ins took place
  • Security forces continue use of excessive force and tear gas against protesters
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Arabic Articles

Wife Demands Medical Care for Imprisoned Ill Husband

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Ammar AbdulRasool Receives International Photography Award

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