This video is called HARDtalk – Nabeel Rajab – President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights.
05 May, 2012, 23:09
Bahraini authorities have arrested and imprisoned Nabeel Rajab, the rights activist and foremost critic of the Al Khalifa regime. The arrest comes as the country’s military continues its brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters.
Nabeel Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights was detained at Bahrain’s international airport on his return from Lebanon.
The authorities have not commented on the reasons behind the arrest.
Rajab has played a significant role in anti-regime demonstrations over the past months.
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Index on Censorship condemns last night’s arrest of Index’s 2012 Award winner and head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Nabeel Rajab and the ongoing harassment of human rights activists in Bahrain including the arrest of those involved in peaceful protests: here.
Bahrain Live Coverage: Prominent Activist Nabeel Rajab Arrested: here.