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Bahrain: Further information: Human rights activist released ...
29 May 2012

Prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was released on bail on 28 May 2012. However, he still has three cases against him relating to his activism ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/036/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Zainab Al-Khawaja sentenced ...
25 May 2012

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja's trials are continuing. She and another woman both started a five-day hunger strike on 20 May in protest against ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/035/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Bahrain: Further information: Opposition activists' appeal ...
24 May 2012

The appeal of 13 opposition activists has started in Bahrain. Hunger-striker Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja attended the hearing in a wheelchair. Two of the 13 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/034/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Bail set for prominent activist but ...
23 May 2012

On 20 May a Bahraini court granted bail to the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. However the charges of 'insulting a national institution' ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/033/2012

Bahrain must commit to accountability at Universal Periodic ...
16 May 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 16 May 2012 AI Index: MDE 11/032/2012. Bahrain must commit to accountability ...

Public Statement       MDE 11/032/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Verdict approaching in Bahrain ...
15 May 2012

The verdict on the case of 20 health professionals on trial in Bahrain is scheduled to be announced on 14 June 2012. If convicted and imprisoned, ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/031/2012

Bahrain: Activist arrested over 'insulting' tweets must be freed ...
8 May 2012

Nabeel Rajab, the director of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, has been charged with "insulting a national institution".

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Bahrain: Prominent activist arrested in Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab
8 May 2012

Prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 5 May at Bahrain International Airport in relation to tweets he posted. He has been charged ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/029/2012

Amnesty International | BAHRAIN: ACTIVIST ARRESTED ...
8 May 2012

A prominent human rights activist detained for posting tweets deemed "insulting" to Bahrain's Ministy of Interior must be released, Amnesty International ...

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