Bahrain: Further information: Human rights defender faces new charges: Nabeel Rajab

Index Number: MDE 11/7136/2017

On 12 September, prisoner of conscience Nabeel Rajab was interrogated by the Terrorism Prosecution in relation to comments posted on Instagram and Twitter accounts running in his name. He faces new charges including “inciting hatred against the regime”. There are also concerns for his safety after he was interrogated by the National Security Agency in June.

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