Posts Tagged: Bahrain

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Bahrain: NGOs worldwide call for the release of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab

H.E. Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais Wilson 52 rue des Pâquis CH-1201 Geneva Switzerland CC: David Kaye, Special Rapporteur on Free Expression Michele Forst, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Dear Mr. High Commissioner We, the undersigned human rights organisations, write to urge your office to urgently and

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Season’s Greetings 2016: write to a writer at risk

Every year, our colleagues at PEN International compile a list of writers at risk and their families to whom members are encouraged to send seasonal greetings. Past recipients have told us about how these cards can provide much-needed moral support, and a crucial reminder that they have not been forgotten; others have told of how they

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Bahrain: EU urged to take action for Nabeel Rajab

Federica Mogherini High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Dear HR/VP Federica Mogherini, The Government of Bahrain continues to arbitrarily detain Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), founding director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deputy

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