US Praises Release of Nabeel Rajab, Calls States to Respect Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly
The US State Department praised the release of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab under the Alternative Penalty Law and called "all states to adhere to human rights in freedom of expression and peaceful assembly."
Court Upholds 7-Year Jail Term against Suspect Accused of Assembling in Al-Ekr
The High Appeals Court upheld a 7-year jail verdict against an appellant who participated in an assembly, attacked policemen and set fire to a generator affiliated with the police in Al-Ekr.
Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Expresses Willingness to Visit Bahrain & Requests Info on 30 Violation Cases
Bahrain Mirror: The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, Maina Kiai, said that he addressed Bahrain requesting information regarding 30 cases of violations of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.