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Bahrain: Leading blogger Ali Abdulemam sentenced to 15 years in prison, along with other human rights defenders

Also published on Global Voices Advocacy Arabic version here. Nine months after leading blogger and human rights activist Ali Abdulemam was arrested along with other political and human rights activists in Bahrain, a military court has sentenced him to 15 … Continue reading

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Ali Abdulemam: I Was Subjected to Torture

Since he was arrested on 4 September 2010, Ali Abdulemam was allowed to meet his lawyers for the first time and for 30 minutes during the first trial which took place on 28 October 2010 in the Ministry of Justice … Continue reading

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It’s Been One Week, And We Need Your Help!

It has been one week since the arrest of Ali Abdulemam. Ali has been held in solitary detention, not allowed to see his family and lawyer, and according to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, there is a serious risk … Continue reading

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Media Coverage of the Free Ali Abdulemam Campaign

The media coverage of Ali’s arrest over the past few days has been striking.  We are amazed to see how quickly those following this campaign have mobilized for Ali’s release, and encourage those following the campaign to continue contacting local … Continue reading

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A Global Online Protest Wave Over Ali’s Arrest

Amidst fear for Ali’s safety from torture among Bahraini activists on the ground contacted by this campaign, the latest news indicate that Ali’s wife and family applied to visit him today at his place of detention at the Bahrain Interior … Continue reading

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