BIRD Director Wins Index on Censorship's Freedom of Expression Award
Director of Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, won, along with another activist, the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression award, an annual award granted by the organization
15 Int’l HR Groups Send Urgent Letter to World Powers: Bahrain's Reprisals against Alwadaei’s Family Must End
Fifteen international rights organizations, including Amnesty International, Reprieve, Reporters without Borders (RSF) and Index on Censorship, sent a joint letter to a number of world powers and international and UN groups to urgently raise, both publicly and privately, the case of Sayed Ahmad Alwadaei’s relatives.
Index on Censorship Criticizes Postponement of HR Activist Nabeel Rajab’s Trial
Index on Censorship denounced on its website the postponement of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s trial until September 27, 2017.
HR Groups Urge UK Foreign Secretary to Call for Nabeel Rajab's Release
Over 20 human rights figures and organizations sent letter to British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs urging him to call on Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab.
Index on Censorship: Judicial Harassment of Nabeel Rajab Mars Bahrain’s Image in International Community
Index and Censorship called on Bahrain to immediately drop all charges against Nabeel Rajab.
Index on Censorship Urges UK to Condemn Nabeel Rajab's Arrest, Calls for Stopping Harassment of HR Defenders
index on Censorship condemned the latest arrest of human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab in Bahrain.
Index on Censorship: Bahrain Continues to Use Arbitrary Detention to Silence Dissidents
Index on Censorship said 2015 saw increase of “the systemic use of arbitrary detention” against dissent in Bahrain.