IFEX members under attack
These days, we have been keeping a close eye on our colleagues from the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR). Nabeel Rajab was recently released after his umpteenth arrest, but former BCHR president Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who was instrumental in BCHR becoming an IFEX member, continues to face a life sentence for plotting against the state in the Arab Spring protests last year. "International human rights groups with the help of IFEX give us support. Your support is like air for us, it's like hope for us. It is lifting our spirit," Rajab told IFEX members.