NOW HIRING: Fall 2019 Legal Interns/Externs

For a PDF of this posting, click here. Now Hiring: Fall 2019 Legal Intern *Note: This is an unpaid position based in Washington, DC.*  Responsibilities Interns will: Identify and research pertinent domestic and international law; Identify and research international venues and domestic administrative fora for human rights complaints; Prepare client complaints to United Nations human[…]

Legal Dispatch: HRD Nabeel Rajab Illegally Detained, Must Be Released

On 13 June 2016, the Government of Bahrain arrested prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab from his home. The Government did not initially justify the arrest, but later stated that he had committed crimes against the Bahraini State in making statements over Twitter. Mr. Rajab has been incarcerated initially in East Riffa Police Station and[…]

Bahrain Should Revoke Nabeel Rajab’s Travel Ban

Nabeel Rajab is one of Bahrain’s leading human rights defenders. He is the President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), a founding director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights, and Deputy Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights. Nabeel is also a member of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights[…]