Nabeel Rajab released but condemned to silence


Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved by yesterday’s release of Nabeel Rajab, a blogger and human rights defender who was one of Bahrain’s most emblematic prisoners of conscience, but points out that his freedom is incomplete because he is still denied his right to free speech. RSF also calls for the immediate release of the 11 other journalists held in Bahrain.

The head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab was freed as a result of a court decision to adjust the form of his sentence just four days ahead of the fourth annive


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