Nabeel Rajab: Global Week of Action
March 19, 2013
the co-founder of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and a prominent
figure in Bahrain’s pro-democracy struggle, remains in prison in
Bahrain. He is serving a two-year sentence for calling for “illegal
gatherings,” after already having served three months for tweeting a
critical comment about the Bahraini regime.
Human rights activists in Bahrain and internationally are organizing a Global Week of Action for Nabeel from March 21-28.
To help free Nabeel, we need you to join us in taking action! We will
be kicking off the week in DC with a demonstration in front of the
Bahraini embassy, co-sponsored by CODEPINK and Witness Bahrain. Joe
Stork from Human Rights Watch will also be speaking. Here are the
Demonstration in Solidarity with Nabeel Rajab
Friday, March 22 at 1pm
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
3502 International Dr NW, Washington, DC 20008
We call on you to join in the Global Week of
Action. By calling collectively for Nabeel’s release, and the release of
all Bahraini prisoners of conscience, we are acting in support of the
basic human rights of nonviolent assembly and freedom of speech.
In solidarity with Bahraini human rights defenders,Alli, Dooler, Ellen, Medea, Noor, Sergei and Tighe at CODEPINK DC Office
P.S.- Sign this Avaaz petition urging the Bahraini government to release Nabeel!
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