Free Bahrain's Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is in prison in Bahrain for 2 years as punishment for speaking to the media about restrictions on press freedom in Bahrain. He's threatened with another 15 years in a separate case stemming solely from Tweets in which he criticized the war in Yemen and the use of torture in Bahraini prisons.

Please click below to sign this petition to the Bahraini authorities:

Immediately and unconditionally release Nabeel Rajab and all other prisoners of conscience held solely for exercising their right to free expression.

101-125 of 15390 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15290 9 months ago Roxanna Marinak PETALUMA, CA , US
15289 9 months ago Esther Hamm San Bruno, CA , US
15288 9 months ago David Dodson Arlington, TX , US
15287 9 months ago Anonymous NEW ORLEANS, LA , US
15286 9 months ago william davis tyler, TX , US
15285 9 months ago James Smythe Winter Park, FL , US
15284 9 months ago Cathy Kiel Saylorsburg, PA , US
15283 9 months ago Gwendolyn J Cooke Kansas City, MO , US
15282 9 months ago Oliver Tringham DARTINGTON, ot , GB
15281 9 months ago Emily Dayton SILVERTON, OR , US
15280 9 months ago Catherine Parnell St.Austell, ot , GB
15279 9 months ago Julia Gomez El Paso, TX , US
15278 9 months ago Jeff Northrup Taos, NM , US World-wide, our sole hope for survival is a free press.
Please add my name to petition.
Thanks. Jeff Northrup, Taos NM. USA.
15277 9 months ago Nate Cope Scottsdale , AZ , US
15276 9 months ago Wendy Muller Akron, OH , US
15275 9 months ago Ursula Rodriguez Kew Gardens, NY , US
15274 9 months ago Janine Garverick Naples , FL , US Nothing seems to change as this is clearly happening in America as well. We must continue to fight for Freedom everywhere at all costs. Blessings to this man and for his release
15273 9 months ago Elizabeth Dostal Bloomington, MN , US
15272 9 months ago Linval DePass Palo Alto, CA , US
15271 9 months ago LB King Clairton, PA , US
15270 9 months ago Jean Metcalfe Fort Myers, FL , US It's too bad these dictators are so afraid of people who tell the truth. These dictators are cowards!
15269 9 months ago Diana Goldstein San Francisco, CA , US
15268 9 months ago Paul Garrett Austin, TX , US
15267 9 months ago Esther Yassi San Francisco , CA , US Do not imprison people for speaking out. Respect human rights.
15266 9 months ago Gary Grice Chicago, IL , US
Next ->

By taking action you agree that you may receive email from RootsAction or Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain. We consider your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us to do so. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.

Background from Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain:
> Nabeel Rajab: a Lifelong Human Rights Defender
> Nabeel Rajab sentenced to 2 years in absentia as unfair trial concludes
> Bahrain Postpones Nabeel Rajab’s Appeal against Two-Year Prison Term
> UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Cites Bahrain as “Egregious” Perpetrator of Reprisals

Background from the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy
> Nabeel Rajab Faces Absurd New Charges In Latest Attempt to Silence Jailed Critic