Nabeel Rajab

Rajab faces multiple charges, including “insulting a legal body” and “insulting a neighboring country” against the backdrop of anti-war slogans against Yemen, Reuters reported.
Rajab was convicted in another case involving “spreading rumors” and was sentenced to two years in prison after television interviews in which he criticized the Bahraini government. He was challenged, but the Court of Appeal and the Court of Cassation supported him.
On July 10, a Bahraini court sentenced Rajab to two years in prison for “committing a crime of broadcasting and broadcasting false and malicious news, statements and rumors about the internal situation of the kingdom, which would undermine its prestige and prestige.”
Rajab was arrested on June 13, 2016, less than a year after Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa issued a special amnesty for him on 13 July 2015. He was sentenced to six months in prison for convicting him Insulting the Ministries of Defense and Interior through Twitter.
Nabil Rajab, 53, a human rights activist, head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and a member of the Middle East and North Africa Advisory Board of Human Rights Watch.


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