On human rights, the United States must be a beacon. America is strongest when our policies and actions match our values.More
Home / Take Action

I Stand with Bahraini Activists

Free Jaleela - Tortured Bahraini Teacher Detained Again

Two weeks ago, Jaleela Al-Salman, a Bahraini teacher and vice president of the Bahrain Teachers Association, told me that the Bahraini security forces had tortured her when she was in detention earlier this year. Just after we spoke, masked men in civilian clothes broke into her home and abducted her again. There is a very real danger she will be tortured again.

Bahrain's pro-democracy protests have been the largest, proportionately, of any country in the Middle East. Hundreds of thousands of citizens have risen up to demand their human rights.  The Bahrain monarchy has responded with a violent crackdown.

Human Rights First will deliver this petition to the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States, Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo, and urge her to support release for Jaleela and other Bahraini activists fighting for democracy and human rights. Sign now!

I Stand with Bahraini Activists!

1401-1425 of 7091 signatures
Number Date Name Location
5691 7.5 years ago Sharon Raynor Ossining, NY
5690 7.5 years ago Steve Marquardt Lake Lillian, MN
5689 7.5 years ago Harold Denenberg Langhorne, PA
5687 7.5 years ago Lois Swanson South St. Paul, MN
5686 7.5 years ago Amy Stanberry Winter Springs, FL
5685 7.5 years ago Kathy Kroll Stroudsburg, PA
5684 7.5 years ago Mandana Shadfar Rockville , MD
5683 7.5 years ago Mary O'Brien Farmington, CT
5682 7.5 years ago m hughes essex, ot
5681 7.5 years ago Lloyd Hedger Tacoma, WA
5680 7.5 years ago Grace Strong Ironwood, MI
5679 7.5 years ago Pete Klosterman New York, NY
5678 7.5 years ago Greg Hohn Chapel Hill, NC
5677 7.5 years ago Evan Kroeker Carbondale, IL
5676 7.5 years ago rebecca marshall Gainesville, TX
5675 7.5 years ago a metcalf Vergennes, VT
5674 7.5 years ago marion fraier bklyn, NY
5673 7.5 years ago Tiffany Watkins Chicago, IL
5672 7.5 years ago Mohammed Ateeq
5671 7.5 years ago Kevin O'Connell Palos Hills, IL
5670 7.5 years ago Laurence Skirvin Villa Rica , GA
5669 7.5 years ago Gary Robison Hamden, CT
5668 7.5 years ago Bettina Bowers Nashville, TN
5667 7.5 years ago Cynthia Richard Boston, MA
Next ->