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Bahrain to ease airspace curbs on Qatar from today

Bahrain to ease airspace curbs on Qatar from today

Bahrain is to ease airspace restrictions on Qatar from today following International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) directives to the effect, sources said. “While the first ease of Bahrain FIR airspace to Qatar is effective tomorrow, more airspace is scheduled to ...

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Bahrain Charges 60 With Forming “Terrorist Group”

Bahrain Charges 60 With Forming “Terrorist Group”

By Linda Gradstein | The Media Line August 8, 2017 Activists of Amnesty International demonstrate for more democracy in Bahrain, on February 14, 2013.(Photo credit should read PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images) Human rights advocates say situation getting worse The tiny kingdom of Bahrain ...

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60 to face mass ‘terrorism’ trial in Bahrain

60 to face mass ‘terrorism’ trial in Bahrain

DUBAI – Bahrain on Wednesday charged 60 people with forming a “terrorist group”, with a judicial source saying all 60 are Shias, as authorities tighten their grip on dissent in the kingdom. The 60 face a mass trial, scheduled to ...

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Bahrain: Human rights defender charged with terrorism

Bahrain: Human rights defender charged with terrorism

19 July 2017, 18:08 UTC Her only ‘crime’, is her bravery in challenging the government’s appalling human rights record. Samah Hadid, Middle-East director of Campaigns for Amnesty International The Bahraini authorities’ decision to bring terrorism charges against Ebtissam al-Saegh, a ...

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UN rights office urges Bahrain to free activist

UN rights office urges Bahrain to free activist

Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:18AM Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab (file photo) The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has urged Bahrain to “unconditionally and immediately” release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, whom Manama has sentenced to two years in prison. ...

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