Nabeel Rajab arrested on unspecified charges after The Stream interview
Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Human Center for Human Rights, was arrested once again, yesterday, and remanded to jail for seven days, on
unspecified charges related to Twitter updates he posted. Bahrain officials said they had received complaints about negative comments he allegedly made on social media sites about the residents of Muharraq.
Rajab alleges that the arrest was prompted by his Tuesday appearance, with Matar Matar, on the Al-Jazeera program, The Stream.
Fahad Albinali, media spokesperson at the Information Affairs Authority, refuted that anyone would be prosecuted for their statements on the program:
Subsequent to receiving the summons to appear, Rajab shared his theories of what circumstances led to the investigation:
Posted on June 7, 2012, in Detained Bahraini Activists, Human Rights in Bahrain and tagged Bahrain, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, human rights, Nabeel Rajab, Twitter. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Nabeel Rajab arrested on unspecified charges after The Stream interview.