Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, is helped to his front door as well-wishers push in to greet him at his home in Bani Jamra, Bahrain, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, after spending nearly two years behind bars. Rajab was charged sentenced Thursday with an additional six months behind bars for insulting the government on Twitter.

Top Bahrain Activist Released From Prison

Nabeel Rajab, who heads the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was sentenced to three years in 2012 on charges of encouraging “illegal gatherings” tied to anti-government protests in the country.