US Can’t Only Be Concerned About Arrest Of Nabeel Rajab, His Exchanges With Its Representatives Sent Him To Jail

(September 8, 2016)- On Tuesday, September 6, The US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the United States was “very concerned” about Bahrain’s human rights advocate, Nabeel Rajab “ongoing detention and the new charges filed against him.” Just a day before that, Rajab stood before a High Criminal Court in Manama which was supposed to…

Arab Activists, Journalists, Advocates And Groups Call On Bahraini Government To Immediately Release Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

(24 July 2016)- Reports from Bahrain confirmed that on 21 June 2016, prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was transferred to the Public Prosecution which extended his detention to an additional eight day period pending investigation over charges related to “publishing and disseminating false information in a bid to undermine the prestige of the state”. We,…

MENA Human Rights Defenders Call on Bahrain Government to Immediately Release Rights Champion Nabeel Rajab

Update to statement of 13 June 2016 News reports confirmed today, 14 June 2016, that Bahrain authorities presented charges against prominent human rights advocate Nabeel Rajab. At 12:00 noon Manama time he was reportedly transferred to general prosecutor office where he was charged with “spreading false information that aims at weakening state’s cohesiveness”. He is…

Human Rights Organizations and Advocates: Dangerous accusations against ECRF members, an example of Security apparatus weapons to punish and terrorize activists and human rights defenders

Joint Press release     1 June 2016 The undersigned human rights organization and figures condemn the continued preventive detention of Engineers Ahmed Abdallah, the Head of Board of Trustees of ECRF, and Engineer Mina Thabet, Religious Minorities and Marginalized Groups Program Director, and others in case No. 10698 of year 2016, Misdemeanor Court of…

EGYPT: LAWYER NEGAD EL-BORAI CALLED FOR FIFTH INVESTIGATION FOR DRAFTING ANTI-TORTURE BILL

  Cairo May 16, 2016                                                                            For Immediate Release PRESS RELEASE NEGAD EL-BORAI CALLED FOR A FIFTH INVESTIGATION SESSION FOR DRAFTING AN ANTI-TORTURE BILL Judge Abdulshafy Othman, the judge tasked by the Minister of Justice, called Attorney-at –law Negad El Borai for an investigation audience on Tuesday May 17, 2016 at 3 PM as part…

Sisi Government War on NGO Fighting Torture

  #SupportElNadeem wide campaign to pressure #Egypt govt decision to shut down torture victims assitance center @elnadeem#ادعم_النديم — Fadi Al-Qadi (@fqadi) February 21, 2016 https://twitter.com/fqadi/status/701128957878468612  Lawyer of @elnadeem appealed against #Egypt Gov decision to shut the center down.Its not over, torture may not win pic.twitter.com/ppWLQNp98h — Fadi Al-Qadi (@fqadi) February 20, 2016 Torture wins#Egypt authorities…