Bahrain Weekly Newsletter 76


NGOs Urge Bahrain to Drop Charges, Lift Travel Ban on Nabeel Rajab
3 November 2014 – On 2 November, a Bahraini court ordered the release of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and postponed his trail until 20 January 2015, on the condition of a ban on his travel outside of the country. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) welcome Rajab’s release, yet remain concerned over the imposition of a travel ban and the continued judicial persecution of Rajab for his right to free speech.
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Updates from the Ground
  • 18 arrested including 3 children and 1 woman
  • 27 individuals sentenced to the total of 183 years of incarceration
  • 70 trials postponed
  • 27 protests and sit-ins took place
  • Security forces continue use of excessive force including tear gas and live ammunition against protesters

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Commentary on Bahrain

Arabic Articles

Outbreak of Skin Disease at Jau Prison

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Zahraa al-Shaikh’s Family: Our Daughter is in a Bad Psychological State

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