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#TriedForTweets: @angryarabiya – Zainab al-Khawaja

#TriedForTweets: @angryarabiya – Zainab al-Khawaja

15 November 2016 – Using her Twitter handle, @angryarabiya, Zainab al-Khawaja amassed nearly 50,000 followers and became a prominent voice of the 2011 pro-democracy movement in Bahrain.  She, along with fellow human rights defenders, provided on-the-ground updates on protests and demonstrations via her Twitter page. Her ...

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Zainab Al Khawaja released from prison in Bahrain

Zainab Al Khawaja released from prison in Bahrain

31 May 2016 – The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) cautiously welcomes the Bahraini authorities’ release of human rights defender Zainab al-Khawaja from prison. However, as the details around her release remain unclear, we call on the Bahraini ...

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