Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Bahrain must release activist dragged away from peaceful protest

Headline Title:  Bahrain: Release activist dragged away from peaceful protest 19 December 2011 The Bahrain authorities must release a prominent activist dragged away along the ground in handcuffs from a peaceful protest, Amnesty International said today.  Blogger and activist Zainab al-Khawaja, whose father and husband are both in prison in the aftermath of popular protests this year, has been charged with taking part in an illegal public gathering, showing contempt of the regime and assaulting a police officer. Video and photographs of her sitting in protest on her own at a roundabout…

Read complete article
© Amnesty International -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter