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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Bahrain: New move to crush dissent ahead of Grand Prix ...
15 April 2013

A move by Bahrain's government to jail anyone found guilty of insulting the Gulf nation's King for up to five years is a new attempt to crush dissent before ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Juveniles sentenced in trial ...
5 April 2013

Two boys, Jehad Sadeq Aziz Salman and Ebrahim Ahmed Radi al-Moqdad were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on 4 April 2013. Three male adults ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/009/2013

Bahrain: Further information: Verdict of trial to be announced ...
28 March 2013

The verdict on the trial of two children and three male adults who participated in protests in Bahrain will be announced on 4 April 2013.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/007/2013

Amnesty International | 'Don't forget Nabeel Rajab' – Don't ...
22 March 2013

The Bahraini authorities must respect freedom of expression and assembly during a week of demonstrations planned to protest against the imprisonment ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Activist jailed for 'insulting an ...
4 March 2013

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to three months' imprisonment on 28 February for "insulting an officer" in a military hospital. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/006/2013

Bahrain: “Freedom has a price”: Two years after Bahrain's ...
14 February 2013

Two years after a popular uprising rocked Bahrain, prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and the rights to freedom of expression, association ...

Report       MDE 11/005/2013

Amnesty International | Bahrain: Still paying a heavy price for ...
14 February 2013

Prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and activists continue to be jailed just for expressing their views whether via social media or on peaceful ...

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Bahrain: Still paying a heavy price for freedom | Amnesty ...
14 February 2013

Prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and activists continue to be jailed just for expressing their views, two years on from Bahrain's 2011 protests

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Bahrain: Further information: Activist released on bail, still ...
17 January 2013

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. His next trial hearing has been scheduled for 29 January ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/004/2013

Bahrain: Activist charged with 'spreading false news': Sayed ...
16 January 2013

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and subsequently charged with “spreading false ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/002/2013