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Bahrain: First civilian case referred to military court

Bahrain: First civilian case referred to military court

9 May 2017, 17:37 UTC Bahrain’s authorities have referred a civilian to trial before a military court for the first time since 2011, after the King of Bahrain ratified a disastrous constitutional amendment in April 2017. Bahrain’s public prosecution referred ...

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Bahrain denies accreditation to journalists

Bahrain denies accreditation to journalists

Bahrain has over the past year refused to grant accreditation to several of its own citizens who report for foreign and independent media, including those working for The Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, France 24, and Monte Carlo Doualiya. It has ...

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Bahrain: from bad to worse

Bahrain: from bad to worse

Tue May 2, 2017 8:54AM PressTv User Bahrain, once described as a promising model for political reform and democratic transition. This utopian description of the Persian Gulf island were the words of Freedom House, in their annual report; however, the ...

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Jailed Bahrain activist on hunger strike

Jailed Bahrain activist on hunger strike

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who also holds Danish citizenship, is an outspoken critic of Bahrain’s Al-Khalifa monarchy Aprominent Bahraini activist jailed for life for his role in anti-regime protests has been on hunger strike for two weeks to protest the treatment of ...

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Bahrain: Detained Activist’s Health Worsens

Bahrain: Detained Activist’s Health Worsens

April 26, 2017 12:00AM EDT Nabeel Rajab Arbitrarily Held on Speech Charges for 10 Months (Beirut) – A prominent Bahraini human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, is suffering from health problems that have developed or deteriorated during more than 10 months of ...

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