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…