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.



76-100 of 15320 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15245 3 weeks ago mark novotny Countryside, IL , US
15244 3 weeks ago Tanara Saarinen Gig Harbor, WA , US
15243 3 weeks ago Benita Smith Berkeley, CA , US No jail time for human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
15242 3 weeks ago Linda Bowers New Hope, PA , US People should have the right to speak on behalf of those who can't. Free him.
15241 3 weeks 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 3 weeks ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , US
15239 3 weeks ago Robin Devaney Harrusbyrg, PA , US
15238 3 weeks ago Meaghan Simpson Fortuna, CA , US
15237 3 weeks ago Anonymous Manama, BH
15236 3 weeks ago bernardo alayza mujica surquillo, IA , US
15235 3 weeks ago Ann Cockrell Englewood , CO , US Stand up for OTHERS.
15234 3 weeks ago Michael Prosch Glens Falls, NY , US
15233 3 weeks ago Kathryn Johnson London, ot , GB
15232 3 weeks ago Melinda Norman Dade City, FL , US
15231 3 weeks ago John Tunca Deerfield , IL , US
15230 3 weeks ago Cynthia C San Mateo, CA , US Free this Human Rights activist who is declaring the truth.
15229 3 weeks ago Tammy Swoboda Indianapolis, IN , US
15228 3 weeks ago June Dabney-Gray St. Louis, MO , US HE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SPEAK HIS MIND ABOUT FREEDOM! PLEASE FREE HIM IF YOU HAVEN'T DONE IT! THANKS!
15227 3 weeks ago Janet Clayton Middletown, RI , US
15226 3 weeks ago Catherine de Crombrugghe Charleroi, BE
15225 3 weeks ago Ceinwen King-Smith Pittsburgh, PA , US
15224 3 weeks ago Elizabeth Gabor Astoria, NY , US Nabeel Rajab shouldn't be punished for practicing peaceful free expression.
15223 3 weeks ago hassan mushaimea Bahrain, ot , BH
15222 3 weeks ago marcia bailey Burnsville, NC , US This is outrageous and TOTALLY WRONG. Let this man GO!!!
15221 3 weeks ago Aaron Cromer Amsterdam, 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