Bahrain activist’s trial postponed, rights groups call for his release
Jul12

Bahrain activist’s trial postponed, rights groups call for his release

The trial in Bahrain of prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab was postponed until Aug. 2 on Tuesday (July 12) and a request for his release rejected, his lawyer said, hours after 26 rights groups jointly called for him to be freed. Bahrain has made no public statements on Rajab’s case, but his lawyer has said charges against him relate to anti-government tweets he allegedly published last year, including one accusing the...

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Bahrain arrests prominent campaigner Nabeel Rajab
Jun13

Bahrain arrests prominent campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Bahraini police detained Nabeel Rajab, one of the most prominent rights activists in the Arab world, his wife said on Monday (June 13) on her Twitter account, nearly a year after he was freed from prison by royal pardon. Sumaya Rajab said security forces searched the family house before they arrested her husband. No reason for the arrest was given, the Arabic language al-Wasat newspaper reported her as saying, and there was no...

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