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#SingaceHungerStrike: Rights groups denounce Bahrain’s ongoing detention of academic

#SingaceHungerStrike: Rights groups denounce Bahrain’s ongoing detention of academic

The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), English PEN and Index on Censorship gathered outside the Bahrain Embassy in London on Wednesday 29 July 2015 to protest the ongoing detention of Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace.

To 1 Aug: Road Block – Reflections on Bahrain (Partner Event)

To 1 Aug: Road Block – Reflections on Bahrain (Partner Event)

An art installation and photography exhibition from artists working on the ground in Bahrain, part of Shubbak Festival 2015.

Bahrain: Freedom of expression limited

Bahrain: Freedom of expression limited

Bahrain’s government has used its international profile to relentlessly clampdown on human rights and democracy campaigners in the country. Prominent human rights campaigners been subjected to detention and ongoing judicial harassment for expressing opinions. Other activists have been forced into exile or stripped of their Bahraini citizenship. Bahraini king pardons

Bahraini king pardons rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Bahraini king pardons rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Index welcomes King Hamad's pardoning of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, but calls for the release of all political prisoners in Bahrain

Bahrain: Calls for release of Nabeel Rajab on global day of solidarity

Bahrain: Calls for release of Nabeel Rajab on global day of solidarity

The Bahraini human rights defender was once again arrested in October 2014 in connection with one of his tweets

Bahrain: Free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

Bahrain: Free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

Nine Bahraini and international NGOs and the University College Union launched a campaign this week marking the 100th day of detained human rights defender Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace’s hunger strike

Nabeel Rajab: Tyrannical regimes like Bahrain’s are buying the silence of democratic governments

Nabeel Rajab: Tyrannical regimes like Bahrain’s are buying the silence of democratic governments

Western politicians choose narrow economic interests over the human rights of millions of oppressed people, the jailed Bahraini human rights defender said in a speech delivered on his behalf to the 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum

Bahrain: Index condemns decision upholding sentence of human rights activist

Bahrain: Index condemns decision upholding sentence of human rights activist

The decision by a Bahraini appeals court to uphold a six-month sentence against Nabeel Rajab is a sad example of how the country treats freedom of expression.

Bahrain: End imprisonment of democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain: End imprisonment of democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Index on Censorship has condemned the latest extension to the detention of the prominent Bahraini human rights activist on spurious charges

Bahrain extends detention of human rights defender

Bahrain extends detention of human rights defender

Index on Censorship condemns the extended detention of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, who was arrested in early April for detailing abuses at the country's Jaw prison. On 26 April, Bahraini authorities prolonged Rajab's detention for a further 15 days.

Bahrain must release Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain must release Nabeel Rajab

Ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix this weekend in Bahrain, Index on Censorship calls on the government of Bahrain to release human rights activist Nabeel Rajab and fellow human rights defenders.

Bahrain: Jailed human rights activist on hunger strike

After several unsuccessful appeals to prison administration officials for adequate medical assistance, leading Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has publically announced that he has gone on hunger strike in protest of his continued arbitrary detention and mistreatment while in prison. Al-Khawaja, who began the water-only hunger strike on 2 March 2015, is suffering

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