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Foreign Policy (blog)The Cable: State Department calls on Bahrain to release jailed human rights ...Foreign Policy (blog)The State Department Thursday called on the Bahraini government to vacate charges against Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, who was sentenced to three years in prison for protesting against the Bahraini regime. "We've ...
Bahrain jails activist for three years over protestsTerra.comA prominent Bahraini opposition activist was sentenced to three years in jail on Thursday for anti-government protests, his lawyer said, a verdict Washington said was deeply troubling and rights campaigners called a "dark day for justice". Bahrain, the ...
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The Associated PressBahrain jails activist for three years over protestsReutersDUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Bahraini opposition activist was sentenced to three years in jail on Thursday for anti-government protests, his lawyer said, a verdict Washington said was deeply troubling and rights campaigners called a "dark day for ...Bahrain activist sentenced to three years in prisonLos Angeles TimesBahrain activist sentenced to 3 years for protestsThe Associated PressBahrain Activist Sentenced to 3 Years for...ABC NewsCNNall 464 news articles »
Bahrain activist sentenced to 3 years for protestsStarNewsOnline.comMANAMA, Bahrain - A three-year prison sentence handed down Thursday to a prominent Bahraini human rights activist for instigating and participating in several anti-government rallies prompted rare criticism from the United States and sparked clashes in ...
Bahrain activist sentenced to 3 years for protestsNRToday.comBahrain has experienced near-daily protests since February 2011, following an uprising by the kingdom's Shiite majority seeking greater political rights from the Western-backed Sunni monarchy. At least 50 people have died in the unrest and hundreds ...
Voice of AmericaUS Concerned About Freedom of Speech in Egypt, BahrainVoice of AmericaIn Bahrain, Nuland says the Obama administration believes authorities should vacate a sentence against human rights advocate Nabeel Rajab, who is also facing charges over an Internet tweet critical of the prime minister. "It's critical for all ...and more »
The Associated PressBahrain activist sentenced to 3 years for protestsThe Associated PressMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A three-year prison sentence handed down Thursday to a prominent Bahraini human rights activist for instigating and participating in several anti-government rallies prompted rare criticism from the United States and sparked ...Bahrain Activist Sentenced to 3 Years for...ABC NewsBahrain jails activist for three years over protestsReutersBahraini activist sentenced to prisonCNNall 452 news articles »
Bahrain jails activist for 3 years over protestsMalaysia StarDUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Bahraini opposition activist was sentenced to three years in jail on Thursday for anti-government protests, his lawyer said, a verdict that rights campaigners said showed the absence of political reform on the island ...
RTBahrain jails activist for three years over protestsReutersNabeel Rajab is the founder of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights and has led many protests against the wide powers of the Sunni Al Khalifa dynasty which rules the island kingdom. A hero to protesters, but villain for those Bahrainis who fear the ...Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 3 years for instigating, taking part ...Washington PostNabeel Rajab, Bahrain Activist, Jailed For 3 YearsHuffington Postall 444 news articles »
Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain Activist, Jailed For 3 YearsHuffington PostA man walks past a wall with human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, center, and Arabic, left, that reads, "freedom to human rights defender Nabeel Rajab," on it in the northern village of Barbar, Bahrain, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) ...
The GuardianBahrain sentences prominent activist to 3 years for instigating, taking part ...Washington PostMANAMA, Bahrain — A prominent Bahraini human rights activist was convicted Thursday of instigating and participating in several anti-government rallies inspired by Arab Spring uprisings across the region and sentenced to three years in jail.Bahrain jails activist for three years over protests: lawyerReutersBahrain activist jailed for 3 years for protestsHuffington Postall 245 news articles »
Bahrain - Dispersing a Peaceful Demonstration By Force and the Arrest of 11 ...AllAfrica.comANHRI condemns the use of excessive force and violence in dispersing a peaceful demonstration in some of the Bahraini regions specifically Bani Jumara, which led to injuries and arrests. On Monday August 13, 2012 witnessed demonstrations in some ...
KGMIBahrain jails activist for three years over protests: lawyerKGMIBahrain, a U.S. ally and base for the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, has been in turmoil since pro-democracy protests led by its Shi'ite Muslim majority erupted last year after successful revolts in Egypt and Tunisia. Rajab is the founder of the Bahrain ...
Bahrain activist jailed for 3 years for protestsThegardenisland.comMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A prominent Bahraini human rights activist was found guilty Thursday of instigating and participating in several illegal gatherings and sentenced to three years in jail. The unexpectedly stiff sentence against Nabeel Rajab will ...
The RepublicBahrain's Gulf Air to resume Iraq, Iran flightsCBS NewsMANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain's national airline plans to restart flights to Iran and Iraq after halting service to the Shiite-led countries at the height of anti-government unrest last year. Gulf Air said Wednesday it will operate flights to Baghdad ...Bahraini carrier Gulf Air to restart Iraq and Iran flights after dropping them ...The RepublicBahrain's Gulf Air to resume flights to Iraq, IranAl-ArabiyaBahrain delays verdict in protest leaders' retrialChicago Tribuneall 401 news articles »
Ambassador Nonoo Hosts Interfaith Iftar At Embassy Of BahrainSacramento BeeWASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing the role religious freedom plays in the life of Bahrain, the Kingdom's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo, hosted a special interfaith Iftar on Monday at the Embassy in ...
Bahrain jails activist for 3 years over protests-lawyerReutersDUBAI Aug 16 (Reuters) - Prominent Bahraini opposition activist Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to three years in jail on Thursday for anti-government protests, his lawyer said, a verdict likely to undermine a U.S. call for dialogue to defuse political ...
BBC NewsBahrain activist jailed for 3 years for protestsHouston ChronicleMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A prominent Bahraini human rights activist was found guilty Thursday of instigating and participating in several illegal gatherings and sentenced to three years in jail. The unexpectedly stiff sentence against Nabeel Rajab will ...Bahrain Activist Jailed for 3 YearsABC Newsall 189 news articles »