Nabeel Rajab: Tweeting from prison!

Nabeel Rajab, the President of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights , who was released on bail last week, has been arrested again. Just like last time, Nabeel Rajab is detained for posting what the Bahraini government considers insulting posts on his Twitter  handle. As a result, he will be detained for 7 days.

However, Nabeel Rajab is inspiring other activists to fear nothing when saying the truth whether in Social Networks or publicly. Yesterday, Nabeel Rajab promised his supporters that his tweets will not stop while being detained:

Nabeel Rajab has kept his promise, and his Twitter account is still active with posts exposing the violations of the Bahraini regime and calling on people to protest and condemn the government of Al-Khalifa, and Khalifa bin Salman who has been the Prime Minister for more than 40 years. Just keep in mind, Khalifa bin Salman has been the Prime Minister for more than 40 years! They should put his name in the Guinness World Records!

Let's take a look at protests in Bahrain during Nabeel Rajab's absence. He is missed by activists in Bahrain around the world.




I am not going to include every sigle post by activists and journalists in Bahrain and around the world because they are many. There are two fights. One of them is in the streets through peaceful protests, and the other one is by activists who use their social networks like Twitter to spread awareness regarding human rights violations in Bahrain. Activists using Twitter are always facing challenges in Bahrain, and in other countries by oppressive regimes. While the Bahraini government charges Nabeel Rajab for saying the truth about human rights in Bahrain, it has made no effort to charge those who threatened to kill him. The Bahraini government took no action towards those who intimidate and defame activists via Twitter and Facebook.

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