The human rights activist spoke to VICE News on his release after serving nearly four months in prison for a tweet. Some 3,000 political prisoners are believed to still be incarcerated in the Gulf state.
Graphic footage purportedly shows a protester being shot in the head at close range from an armored police vehicle. According to activists, however, this is not an isolated incident in the Gulf state.
We Spoke to Bahraini Activist Nabeel Rajab, Hours Before He Was Sentenced to Six Months in Jail for a Tweet
The prominent human rights champion accused Britain of ignoring repression of the Bahraini people in its bid for cozy relations and lucrative deals.