Tag: Nabeel Rajab

End Reprisals against Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

End Reprisals against Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

We in the Bahrain and international human rights NGO community condemn the arrest and detention of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights defender in the Kingdom of Bahrain. On 4 April, the Bahrain Public Prosecution Office renewed Mr. Rajab’s pretrial detention for a further 15 days. We call on the […]

ADHRB Joins NGO Letter to the EU Concerning the Arrest of Nabeel Rajab

ADHRB Joins NGO Letter to the EU Concerning the Arrest of Nabeel Rajab

On 7 April 2015, a coalition of NGOs including Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the World Organization against Torture (OMCT), the Bahrain Center for Rights and Democracy (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the European […]

NGOs Condemn Arrest of BCHR President Nabeel Rajab

NGOs Condemn Arrest of BCHR President Nabeel Rajab

  2 April 2015 – Today at approximately 4:00 PM local time (GMT+3), Bahraini security forces and police arrested Nabeel Rajab, prominent human rights defender and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR). Reports indicate that over 20 police vehicles surrounded his home in Bani Jamra, after which […]

BCHR President Nabeel Rajab and ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla prepare to speak at Concrete Steps

Censored Censure: Nabeel Rajab Detained for Tweets

On Wednesday October 1, 2014, the Government of Bahrain arrested prominent Bahraini human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, allegedly on account of remarks he made on Twitter on September 28.  The government’s detainment of Nabeel goes directly against the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), […]