RN: Bahraini Leader Jamri joins Board

22/05/2011

Right to Nonviolence is honored to announce as new advisory board member Dr. Mansoor Al Jamri.

A prominent Bahraini publisher, writer, and human rights activist noted for his relentless support for non-sectarian moderation and enlightened thinking on harmonizing Islamic principles with contemporary democracy, Dr. Al Jamri was a founding member in 2002 of the leading Bahraini daily Al Wasat serving as Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief until April 2011. RN’s Founder Chibli Mallat expressed the organization’s pride in its distinguished new advisor. “Dr Jamri is a companion in the struggle for human rights for over twenty years. He represents the future of what is best in the ME nonviolent revolution. Al Wasat is the model of the voice of moderation that is most needed to bring the ME together in the fragile promise of freedom.”

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