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Embassy Row
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League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
United Nations
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News Releases

Authorities step up offensive against journalists and websites
2009-05-14
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans FrontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about freedom of expression in Bahrain. In the past couple of months, two journalists have been charged because of what they wrote and the information ministry h...
Bahrain: Well-known photographer held for past week, beaten
2014-01-05
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for the release of Ahmed Al-Fardan, an award-winning photojournalist who has been held without charge in Bahrain for the past week.
IFEX deplores three-year jail sentence given to Bahraini member Nabeel Rajab
2012-08-17
International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX )
IFEX strongly denounces the three-year prison sentence handed down today to Nabeel Rajab, president of IFEX member Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), for his role in pro-democracy protests.
Jail terms upheld for Shiite opposition members, trials of photographers begin
2011-09-30
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns a special court’s decision in Bahrain on to uphold the prison sentences that were passed on 14 members of the Shiite opposition.
Judicial persecution of Bahraini news providers continues
2014-04-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the five-year jail sentences that a court passed today on the photographer Hussain Hubail and the cyber-activist Jassim Al-Nuaimi. Seven other activists recei...
National Press Club awardee held for past 18 months in Bahrain
2014-08-03
Reporters without Borders
Call for the release of the internationally-known Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan
Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action
2009-06-03
International Freedom of Expression eXchange
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
Rights activist arrested over tweet about prison torture
2015-04-10
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns renewed efforts by the Bahraini authorities to censor online information, including leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab's latest arrest on 2 April and attempt...
RSF alarmed by journalist's arrest on terrorism charges in Bahrain
2016-01-11
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is worried by the terrorism charges brought against Mahmood Al Jazeeri, a journalist with the independent daily newspaper Al Wasat, who has been held for the past 11 da...

Sources Select Resources

Authorities step up offensive against journalists and websites
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans FrontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about freedom of expression in Bahrain. In the past couple of months, two journalists have been charged because of what they wrote and the information ministry h...
Bahrain Court Upholds Six Month Sentence Against Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Over Tweet
Al Hussaini, Amira
Article
2015
Global voices
Nabeel Rajaba has been sentenced to prison for a tweet accusing the Bahrain security agencies for incubating ISIS combatants.
Bahrain: Well-known photographer held for past week, beaten
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for the release of Ahmed Al-Fardan, an award-winning photojournalist who has been held without charge in Bahrain for the past week.
Inside Bahrain After the Crackdown
Prashad, Vijay
Article
2013
Counter Punch
An interview with Nada Alwadi, one of the journalists who reported honestly about the events on the streets of Manama, Bahrain’s capital, and in the rest of the small kingdom. She founded the Bahraini...
Judicial persecution of Bahraini news providers continues
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the five-year jail sentences that a court passed today on the photographer Hussain Hubail and the cyber-activist Jassim Al-Nuaimi. Seven other activists recei...
National Press Club awardee held for past 18 months in Bahrain
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Call for the release of the internationally-known Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan
Nazeeha Saeed - Raising her voice for journalists in Bahrain
Devlin, Megan
Article
2014
International Women's Media Foundation
Nazeeha Saeed was detained and tortured for 13 hours while covering the 2011 uprisings in Bahrain along with her colleagues. She is now raising awareness for journalists in Bahrain.
Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression eXchange
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
The Repression in Bahrain
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2016
Counter Punch
Bahrainis are calling their government's intensified repression of all opposition "the Egyptian strategy", believing that it is modelled on the ruthless campaign by the Egyptian security forces to cru...
Rights activist arrested over tweet about prison torture
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns renewed efforts by the Bahraini authorities to censor online information, including leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab's latest arrest on 2 April and attempt...
RSF alarmed by journalist's arrest on terrorism charges in Bahrain
Sources News Release
Article
2016
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is worried by the terrorism charges brought against Mahmood Al Jazeeri, a journalist with the independent daily newspaper Al Wasat, who has been held for the past 11 da...


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