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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!


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4866 6.2 years ago Eleanor Fox New York, NY
4865 6.2 years ago Dorothy K. Cinquemani Cinquemani Largo, FL
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4847 6.2 years ago Dorelle Webster Hammond, ON
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4845 6.2 years ago Don Weil Durham, NC
4844 6.2 years ago Frances Sears Manchester, MI
4843 6.2 years ago Dawn Grib Dillsburg, PA
4842 6.2 years ago L.M. Holmes Honolulu, HI
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