Nabeel Rajab (Deputy Secretary General of FIDH) arrested for a tweet in Bahrain - Verdict is expected November 2

29/10/2014
Press release
ar en fa

Nabeel Rajab (FIDH Deputy Secretary General) was placed in detention October 1 in Bahrain. The investigation concerns certain tweets published by Nabeel, which the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), IT Crimes Section, alleged were insulting to the Ministry of Interior, pursuant to Article 216 of the Bahraini Penal Code… If convicted, he could face up to three years imprisonment.

Act for his release on #ForFreedom website: http://freedom-defenders.org/#forfreedom

Read more
communique