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Bahrain: Government Stifles Dissent

Bahrain: Government Stifles Dissent

Arrests, Intimidation, Ill treatment (Beirut) – Bahrain continued its downward spiral on human rights during 2017 as the government harassed, intimidated, imprisoned, and prosecuted human rights defenders and their relatives on charges that should have never been brought, Human Rights Watch said ...

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Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Human rights groups have roundly condemned a ruling by a Bahraini court to affirm a two-year jail sentence for activist Nabeel Rajab, saying the verdict “illustrates the corruption” of the kingdom’s justice system. Rajab had been found guilty in July of “spreading ...

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Bahrain high court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

Bahrain high court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

Bahrain’s high court upheld January 15, 2018 a two-year jail sentence against Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab who seen in this July 14, 2015 picture Bahrain’s court of cassation on Monday confirmed a two-year jail sentence against prominent activist ...

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Bahrain’s military court upholds 1st death penalty

Bahrain’s military court upholds 1st death penalty

By Ahmed al-Masri DOHA Bahrain’s highest military appellate court on Wednesday upheld a death penalty for the first time since it was established seven years ago. The Military Court of Cassation confirmed the verdict handed down against a soldier who ...

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Bahrain military court issues death sentence for 6 Shiites

Bahrain military court issues death sentence for 6 Shiites

Bahrain’s Military High Court on Monday sentenced six Shiites to death, 15 years in prison and revoked their nationality on charges of attempting to assassinate the commander-in-chief of the country’s defense force, who oversees the appointment of military judges. The ...

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