Bahrain sentences prominent rights activist to six months in jail

Published on Jan 20, 2015

Demonstrations have continued in Bahrain ending in further clashes with police.

Tuesday’s violence was triggered by the sentencing of one of the country’s most prominent human rights activists to six months in prison over Twitter message.

==Nabeel Rajab==was charged with insulting a public institution and the army.

According to his lawyer Rajab has been granted bail while he launches an appeal.
In the past he has been on record for saying that Bahrain’s laws and judiciary are being used as to…
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