Prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 5 May at Bahrain International Airport in relation to tweets he posted. He has been charged with “insulting a national institution” and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.
Nabeel Rajab, the director of the Bahrain Human Rights Centre, is being held under a seven-day detention order at al-Houra police station. He was previously subjected to police brutality during a protest in February 2012 and briefly hospitalized.
Please write to the Bahraini authorities to urge for his immediate release.
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