Rights groups ask Special Envoy Amal Clooney to urge UK to stand up for freedom of expression in Bahrain
Recent articles in Bahrain

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has declared Bahraini activist Najah Yusuf’s 2017 arrest to have been arbitrary and in violation of the right to freedom of expression.

Interrogations, detentions and arrests persist throughout the religious holiday of Ashura, as Bahraini authorities continue to restrict religious opinions.

On 17 September 2019, Bahrain’s court will hear a request to overturn previous decisions to uphold the sentence against Nabeel Rajab, in prison for exercising his right to express himself. NGOs around the world call on Bahrain’s Minister of International Affairs to support this request.