BCHR Condemns Bahraini Authorities’ Continued Targeting of Human Rights Defenders
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expressed on the International Day of Non-Violence, marked October 2, 2016, its grave concern for the continued targeting of human rights defenders and civil society activists by the Bahraini authorities.
PEN to Protest outside FCO Thursday in Solidarity with Nabeel Rajab, Coinciding with his Trial Hearing
The “ENGLISH PEN” association called on supporters to join in its protest organized outside the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to express solidarity with human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, and urge the British government to defend him.
HRW Criticizes Western Silence over Nabeel Rajab Arrest and Trial
Human Rights Watch criticized the silence of western governments in relation to arrest of prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
US State Department Says it’s Following Nabeel Rajab’s Case Closely, Might Attend Trial
US Department of State said it is following trial of prominent rights activists Nabeel Rajab “closely”.
Nabeel Rajab Held in Solitary Confinement in East Riffa Police Station
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights confirmed that the East Riffa prison authorities have placed the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab in solitary confinement, indicating that he was maltreated.
Prominent HR Activist Nabeel Rajab to be Transferred to Deplorable Prison by "Force"
Adam Rajab, son of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, said authorities notified his father of decision to transfer him to East Riffa Police Station.
EU Concerned about Deterioration of Situations, Calls on Bahrain to Extend Invitation to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
The European Union called on the Bahraini authorities to extend an invitation to the UN Special Rapporteur on torture, expressing its concern about deterioration of situations in Bahrain.
The Guardian: HR Groups Urge 50 States to Call on Bahrain to Release Nabeel Rajab
The Guardian Newspaper stated that “Human rights groups have written to 50 states urging them to call on the Bahraini authorities to release Nabeel Rajab, who is facing up to 15 years’ in jail for comments he made on Twitter.”
UK Concerned about Recent Bahrain Developments, Confirms Regular Follow-up on Bahrain Issues
UK official cited fears of aftermath to dissolving major opposition Al-Wefaq group, and revocation of Sheikh Isa Qassim's nationality.
Video: Journalist Kritsof Calls on King Hamad to Arrest Himself because he Damages Image of Bahrain
The famous US journalist, Nicholas Kristof, called on the king of Bahrain to arrest himself “for he damages the image of Bahrain far more than human rights activist Nabeel Rajab ever did.”
Washington Urges Bahrain to Immediately Release Nabeel Rajab
US urged Bahrain to immediately release HR activist Nabeel Rajab, after NY Times published letter by Rajab detailing his prosecution for exposing HR abuses in country.
Reuters: U.S. Urges Bahrain to Free Jailed Rights Campaigner Nabeel Rajab
The United States voiced concern on Tuesday about the detention of leading Bahraini democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab and called on the Manama government to release him immediately.
Court to Issue its Verdict in Nabeel Rajab’s Case on October 6
The high Criminal Court set October 6, 2016 as a date to announce its verdict in the trial of the President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
Public Prosecution Charges Rajab with Disseminating False News that Undermine Prestige of State over NYT Article
The Public Prosecution opened a new case against the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab over publishing an article in the New York Times on Sunday (September 4, 2016) entitled “Letter from a Bahraini Jail”.
AP: Bahrain Activist Charged after Letter in New York Times
A Bahraini watchdog says the country's leading activist, Nabeel Rajab, has been charged with publishing "false news and statements and malicious rumors that undermine the prestige of the kingdom," a day after his letter appeared in The New York Times.
PHOTOS: Event Held in Solidarity with Prominent HR Defender Nabeel Rajab in Copenhagen
Bahrain Center for Human Rights organized event to voice solidarity with detained prominent HR activist, Nabeel Rajab, in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen.
Cases of Dr. Al-Dirazi and Mullah Hani Adjourned until September 6 for pleading
Bahrain's ninth minor criminal court set September 6, 2016 as a date for pleading in the cases of member of...
Court Sets August 31 as Date to Issue its Verdict against 2 Shiite Clerics over Diraz Protest
Bahrain's ninth minor criminal court set August 31, 2016 as a date to issue its verdict against...
Denmark Seriously Concerned about Reports of Health Deterioration of Nabeel Rajab
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark expressed its serious concern by the information it received about the health condition of the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab who is placed in solitary confinement.
BCHR Concerned about Nabeel Rajab's Health Deterioration, Confirms Rajab Suffered from Bleeding
Bahrain Center for Human Rights expressed concern regarding information from inside prison, about deteriorating health of HR activist Nabeel Rajab.