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Censorship | Free Expression & the Law | Bahrain

  • Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
  • Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

    Prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja spent 12 years in exile advocating for human rights in his homeland. When he returned, he was sentenced to life in prison for inspiring his fellow Bahrainis to do the same.

Digital Rights | Bahrain

  • Nabeel Rajab: 'Prison did not defeat me, I defeated prison'
  • Nabeel Rajab: 'Prison did not defeat me, I defeated prison'

    With over 300,000 followers on Twitter, Bahraini rights defender Nabeel Rajab's activism online has undeniably made him a voice of influence in Bahrain and the region at large. Unfortunately, his persistence in exposing state violations online has also led to several run-ins with the law, the most recent of which has landed him in solitary confinement and a five-year prison sentence.

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