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.

176-200 of 15394 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15219 11 months ago Sadiq Almusawi Hamad town, ot ,
15218 11 months ago Anonymous DE
15217 11 months ago Micaela Fierro El paso, TX , US
15216 11 months ago Casey Ream Eureka, CA , US Free this good man and fellow citizen. We will not be silent on this request.
15215 11 months ago Kathleen Hamill Boston, MA , US
15214 11 months ago Marian Butterfield Denver, CO , US
15213 11 months ago Petra Mourtzoukou London, ot , GR
15212 11 months ago Lanelle Lovelace Columbia, CA , US
15211 11 months ago Prativa Thomas Sheffield, ot , GB
15210 11 months ago Anonymous Oakland, CA , US
15209 11 months ago Billy Haney Waco, TX , US
15208 11 months ago Eric Cedar ot , SE
15207 11 months ago Linval DePass Palo Alto, CA , US
15206 11 months ago Prativa Thomas Sheffield, ot , GB
15205 11 months ago Anonymous Haddon Heights, NJ , US
15204 11 months ago Camilla Argentieri Verona, ot , IT
15203 11 months ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA , US
15202 11 months ago Keiko M. San Francisco, CA , US
15201 11 months ago Julia McEvoy Brooklyn, NY , US
15200 11 months ago harry noyes San Antonio, TX , US Is Bahrain trying to make Trump look good? No country could disgrace itself more.
15199 11 months ago Elizabeth Brousse Templeton, CA , US
15198 11 months ago Angela Gardner Whittier, CA , US
15197 11 months ago Kev Brown Tainan, TW Only the weak fear what others might say.
15196 11 months ago Ian Levine Port St. Lucie, FL , US No that’s crazy
15195 11 months ago Linda Williams Portsmouth, ot , GB
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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