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Bahrain: Mr. Maytham Al Salman - human rights defender at risk

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The Law Society is gravely concerned over the arrest, detention and travel ban imposed on human rights defender Sheikh Dr Maytham Al Salman, the Head of the Religious Freedom Unit of Bahrain Human Rights Observatory and adviser to Columbia University’s Global Freedom of Expression programme. He is known for his engagement with UN human rights mechanisms and for promoting peaceful inter-faith dialogue, freedom of expression and countering incitement to violence and discrimination.

 

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