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.

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



126-150 of 15385 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15260 7 months ago Anthony Roisum Houston, BC , CA
15259 7 months ago Nicole Waldron Mountain View, CA , US
15258 7 months ago Jane Fritz West Islip, NY , US
15257 7 months ago KATHERINE CURTIS San Diego, CA , US
15256 7 months ago Dale Williams Independendce, MO , US
15255 7 months ago Monique Reece Corona, CA , US
15254 7 months ago Dean Windh Lakewood, WA , US
15253 7 months ago Stephanie Kristal High Falls, NY , US
15252 7 months ago Patricia Waddleton Hull, MA , US
15251 7 months ago mark novotny Countryside, IL , US
15250 7 months ago Kate olson alameda, CA , US We must continue to defend our free speech rights around the globe. We must give voice to those who have been silenced.
15249 7 months ago eva orlowski Woodstock, NY , US
15248 7 months ago Betty Treyz South salem, NY , US
15247 7 months ago Gregory Bushur Arnold, MO , US
15246 7 months ago mary mcdaniel northfield, VT , US I ask that you release all prisoners of conscience and in particular, Nabeel Rajab
15245 7 months ago mark novotny Countryside, IL , US
15244 7 months ago Tamara Saarinen Gig Harbor, WA , US
15243 7 months ago Benita Smith Berkeley, CA , US No jail time for human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
15242 7 months ago Linda Bowers New Hope, PA , US People should have the right to speak on behalf of those who can't. Free him.
15241 7 months ago Patricia Connolly San Antonio, TX , US A person speaking out for human rights in our troubled world-everywhere should be among the most prized and protected of persons. We need more people of conscience here and around the world.
15240 7 months ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , US
15239 7 months ago Robin Devaney Harrisburg, PA , US
15238 7 months ago Meaghan Simpson Fortuna, CA , US
15237 7 months ago Anonymous Manama, BH
15236 7 months ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , US
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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