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Attacks on activists

2 Sep, 2016

Prisoners inside the state: Bahrain grounds Nedal Al-Salman from traveling to UN

IFEX member Nedal Al-Salman was prevented from leaving the country on 29 August, and informed that the public prosecution issued a travel ban against her in yet another case of...

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31 Aug, 2016

Travel ban against human rights defender Nedal Al-Salman

On 29 August 2016, human rights defender Ms Nedal Al-Salman was banned from travelling to Doha from Bahrain International Airport. Nedal Al-Salman is the Head of International...

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30 Aug, 2016

Frequent Target: BCHR’s Human Rights Defenders Subject to Continuous Governmental Reprisals

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is deeply concerned over the continued targeting of its members. As of now, all the public figures of BCHR inside Bahrain are banned...

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15 Aug, 2016

Bahrain: Gov’t Prosecutes Religious Freedoms Advocate Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Rights Activist Al-Derazi for “Illegal Gathering”

15 August 2016 - Bahrain's authorities today charged with illegal gathering the human rights defender and scholar Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and activist and medic Dr. Taha Al-...

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13 Aug, 2016

Human Rights Defender Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman at Risk of Arrest in Bahrain

The Bahraini authorities summoned the human rights defender and scholar Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to be present at the General Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) for...

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6 Aug, 2016

Update: Further Deterioration in the Health of Nabeel Rajab

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is alarmed about information received regarding the further deterioration of the health of its president, leading human rights defender...

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2 Aug, 2016

Nabeel Rajab Trial Postponed a Second Time, Faces 15 Years Imprisonment Over Tweets

2 August 2016 - The High Criminal Court in Bahrain today postponed for the second time the trial of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab until 5 September 2016. The...

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2 Aug, 2016

Index - Why is Nabeel Rajab a repeated target of the Bahraini authorities?

Nabeel Rajab, the Bahraini human rights activist and Index on Censorship award winner, is due to stand trial on 2 August over comments he made on Twitter criticising government...

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1 Aug, 2016

NGOs to Sec. Kerry: Send US Ambassador to Nabeel Rajab’s trial

1 August 2016 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Secretary Kerry, We write to raise...

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28 Jul, 2016

Amnesty International - Bahrain: Further information: Freed prisoner of conscience back in court: Ebrahim Sharif

Bahraini prisoner of conscience Ebrahim Sharif was released from Jaw prison having served a one-year prison sentence over a peaceful speech he made in July 2015. The prosecution...

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