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.

176-200 of 15370 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15195 4 months ago Linda Williams Portsmouth, ot , GB
15194 4 months ago Amy Wheeler-Sutton Lowell, MA , US
15193 4 months ago Robert Nobrega Davenport, FL , US
15192 4 months ago D'Jara Careathers Brooklyn, NY , US
15191 4 months ago Oscar Revilla none, NC , ES
15190 4 months ago Gregory Rouse Cambridge, VT , US
15189 4 months ago Tamika Baker Land o lakes, FL , US
15188 4 months ago Nancy Beavers Woodlawn, TN , US
15187 4 months ago Didier Eeckhout
15186 4 months ago Anonymous Somerville, MA , US
15185 4 months ago Timothy Ulrey Portland, OR , US
15184 4 months ago Jeremy Baptist Overland Park, KS , US
15183 4 months ago Keisha Johnston Medicine Hat, AB , CA
15182 4 months ago Mary Rogers Charlotte , NC , US
15181 4 months ago Jeremy Brock Smyrna, GA , US The world is watching and we ask that you cease suppressing free speech immediately and release prisoners of conscience like Nabeel Rajab.
15180 4 months ago Kaoru Miyake Peterborough, ot , GB
15179 4 months ago Ian Stockdale Palo Alto, CA , US
15178 4 months ago Noel Brooks Manchester, GB Free Nabeel, a good man fighting for the rights of others!
15177 4 months ago Anonymous orebro, SE
15176 4 months ago Anonymous Cleveland, OH , US Free the bahrainies!!!
15175 4 months ago Richard Labelle Laval, QC , CA
15174 4 months ago Ralf Arno Wess Neu-Isenburg, ot , DE
15173 4 months ago M. D. Block La Jolla, CA , US
15172 4 months ago Ralf Arno Wess Neu-Isenburg, ot , DE
15171 4 months ago John van Nijnatten Hardenberg, ot , NL
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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