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.

226-250 of 15394 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15169 11 months ago Louis Richard Matane, QC , CA
15168 11 months ago Anonymous Los Angeles , CA , UM
15167 11 months ago Silke Bhatia Den Helder , ot , NL
15166 11 months ago Séverine Desbordes Rouffignac St Cernin, FR
15165 11 months ago Anonymous Qateef, SA Free
15164 11 months ago Stephanie Asplund Layton, UT , US
15163 11 months ago Nate Cope Scottsdale , AZ , US
15162 11 months ago Pat Bereczki Vancouver, WA , US Please release those held in prison as prisoners of conscience.
15161 11 months ago Heather Duskie Houston, TX , US
15160 11 months ago Fatima AlHalwachi Manama, BH
15159 11 months ago David Stanley Champaign, IL , US Immediately and unconditionally release Nabeel Rajab and all other prisoners of conscience held solely for exercising their right to free expression.
15158 11 months ago Frederick Rappaport Los Angeles, CA , US Do the right thing, the Christian thing, and release any and all prisoners of conscience.
15157 11 months ago Alice Dawson Lowell, MA , US PLZ release Nabeel Rajab! He has every right to free speech.!
15156 11 months ago Hameed Katam
15155 11 months ago Dagmar Bajinski Berlin, ot , DE
15154 11 months ago Kathy Henderson Paonia, CO , US
15153 11 months ago Jonathan Wong Sandakan, ot , MY
15152 11 months ago Ebtisam Alsaegh Jidali , BH heMust be Nabil Rajab Haram because he is a defender of the rights of the people
15151 11 months ago Ca rly Mihalakis Berkeley, CA , US
15150 11 months ago Anonymous el cerrito, CA , US Really People, you did this!!!
15149 11 months ago Cristian Barba Las Vegas, NV , US
15148 11 months ago Sarena Sheridan Reno , NV , US
15147 11 months ago Mary Fishler Portland , OR , US
15146 11 months ago Robin Devaney Harrisburg, PA , US
15145 11 months ago Blakley Stretch Saint Louis, MO , 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