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Bahraini Activist Jailed And Fined For Tearing Up King's Photo
Gulf Business

Bahraini Activist Jailed And Fined For Tearing Up King's Photo

Zainab al-Khawaja is the daughter of jailed activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja. By Reuters 35 mins ago A Bahraini court sentenced pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja to three years in jail and fined her BD3,000 ($7,950) on ... Gulf Business, 1 month ago
Indian Express

Shiite activist Zainab al-Khawaja sentenced to imprisonment by Bahrain court for insulting monarch

Zainab al-Khawaja (front L), daughter of human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, and fellow human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (R) take part in a rally held in support of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja in the village of Bani-Jamra, west of Manama March ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Additional Prison Sentences Handed Down to Bahraini Human Rights Defender Zainab Al Khawaja  Human Rights First1 month ago HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST JAILED  Misna1 month ago Bahraini Activist Zainab Al Khawaja Sentenced to Three Years in Jail  Human Rights First1 month ago

Bahraini sisters and rights defenders sentenced to prison in separate trials

This statement was first published on on 10 December 2014. On 1 December, Maryam Al-Khawaja was sentenced in absentia to one year in prison in Bahrain on charges related to an alleged assault on a police officer in Bahrain's ...
 Ifex1 month ago Bahrain Jails Al Khawaja Sisters: What's Next for Civil Society?  Human Rights First1 month ago Bahrain: Free Activist Charged with "Insulting King"  Al Manar TV1 month ago Bahraini rights activist jailed for assaulting policewomen  Times of Oman1 month ago
Arabian Business

Bahrain releases pro-democracy activist awaiting trial

MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities released pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja from detention on Wednesday, her lawyer and sister said, as she awaits trial over a charge of insulting Bahrain's king by tearing up his picture. Zainab, ...
 Sharenet2 months ago
Muslim News

HRW urges Bahrain to release detained activists

urged Bahrain's Western allies to press the kingdom to release detained activists, including the head of Bahrain main opposition group whose arrest has sparked protests and condemnation. Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the al-Wefaq opposition movement, ...
 Albawaba1 week ago Bahrain extends detention of opp leader for second time  Muslim News3 weeks ago Extended detention for Bahraini opposition chief Sheikh Salman  Albawaba4 weeks ago Bahrain detains head of al-Wefaq opposition movement  Muslim News1 month ago
Institute for Public Accuracy

Hypocrisy in Paris on Freedom of Expression

The piece These staunch defenders of the free press are attending today's solidarity rally in Paris by Daniel Wickham features a string of tweets noting the hypocrisy of many of the officials who took part in the Paris march on Sunday, including ...
 Institute for Public Accuracy2 weeks ago

Britain Returns to the Gulf

In popular culture, the decline and fall of an empire is often portrayed as a rapid, sometimes cataclysmic process with a clear distinction between the imperial and post-imperial phases. In reality, imperial systems are often highly resilient and ...
 ZNet4 weeks ago
United Nations


29 December 2014 GENEVA (29 December 2014) A group of United Nations independent human rights experts has urged the Government of Bahrain to drop charges against three women human rights activists exercising their rights to free expression and ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago UN experts urge Bahrain to drop charges against women activists  BusinessWeek4 weeks ago UN experts urge Bahrain to drop women activists' charges  Scoop1 month ago

Do the research on hunger strikes ยป

THE EDITOR: The extraordinary history of individuals going without food or water for prolonged periods of time cannot fairly be measured by the reference to the case of the 18-year-old Austrian who, according to the Guinness World Records, was ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday1 month ago
United Nations Multimedia

Call for release of three female human rights activists in Bahrain

29 Dec 2014 Listen / Bahrain has been urged by UN human rights experts to drop charges against three female activists. The independent experts said the women have been detained or sentenced purely for their criticism of the Bahraini ...
 United Nations Multimedia1 month ago
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