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.

201-225 of 15387 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15187 8 months ago Didier Eeckhout
15186 8 months ago Anonymous Somerville, MA , US
15185 8 months ago Timothy Ulrey Portland, OR , US
15184 8 months ago Jeremy Baptist Overland Park, KS , US
15183 8 months ago Keisha Johnston Medicine Hat, AB , CA
15182 8 months ago Mary Rogers Charlotte , NC , US
15181 8 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 8 months ago Kaoru Miyake Peterborough, ot , GB
15179 8 months ago Ian Stockdale Palo Alto, CA , US
15178 8 months ago Noel Brooks Manchester, GB Free Nabeel, a good man fighting for the rights of others!
15177 8 months ago Anonymous orebro, SE
15176 8 months ago Anonymous Cleveland, OH , US Free the bahrainies!!!
15175 8 months ago Richard Labelle Laval, QC , CA
15174 8 months ago Ralf Arno Wess Neu-Isenburg, ot , DE
15173 8 months ago M. D. Block La Jolla, CA , US
15172 8 months ago Ralf Arno Wess Neu-Isenburg, ot , DE
15171 8 months ago John van Nijnatten Hardenberg, ot , NL
15170 8 months ago Katherine Stratton Cuyahoga Falls , OH , US The immorality of international leaders worldwide denying universal human rights to their citizens and jailing political prisoners needs to be stopped. We (international community) can not b...
15169 8 months ago Louis Richard Matane, QC , CA
15168 8 months ago Anonymous Los Angeles , CA , UM
15167 8 months ago Silke Bhatia Den Helder , ot , NL
15166 8 months ago Séverine Desbordes Rouffignac St Cernin, FR
15165 8 months ago Anonymous Qateef, SA Free
15164 8 months ago Stephanie Asplund Layton, UT , US
15163 8 months ago Nate Cope Scottsdale , AZ , 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