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Bahrain

1.3 million people
15,920 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Freedom House, Human Rights First, Just Foreign Policy, Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and Reporters Without Borders call for the release of the internationally-known Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan, who is to receive the National Press Club’s John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award “in absentia” in Washington, D.C. this evening. He has been held since December 29, 2012 in Bahrain.

The decision to declare Mr. Malinowski 'unwelcome' in Bahrain is unwarranted and wrongfully prevents him doing what he's suppossed to be doing, which is meeting with human rights advocates to understand the full picture of what is going on in Bahrain.

On April 10, more than 200 guests filled the Hillyer Art Space for Freedom House’s Third Annual Photography and Art Auction fundraiser.


What do repression and freedom look like? We asked photographers to show us, and received submissions from 20+ countries as part of our third annual photo contest.

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