Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini men sentenced for tweets

Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini men sentenced for tweets

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Index Number: MDE 11/071/2012
Date Published: 19 December 2012
Categories: Bahrain

A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal, while three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for allegedly insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on their Twitter accounts. They are considered prisoners of conscience.


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