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On 12 June a Bahraini poet and student was sentenced to one year in prison for reading a poem criticizing the king of Bahrain.
Urgent Action MDE 11/031/2011
A military court in Bahrain has sentenced a woman activist to a year in prison after she read out a poem criticizing the government.
Forty-eight medical workers, all possible prisoners of conscience, appeared before a military court on 6 June 2011 accused of felonies and misdemeanours ...
Medical Action MDE 11/030/2011
A Bahraini student could face a long prison sentence for reading out a poem criticizing the country's King.
Doctors and nurses facing trial before a military court in Bahrain have made fresh claims of being tortured in detention.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 June 2011. Index: MDE 11/028/2011. Bahrain: Harassment of human ...
Public Statement MDE 11/028/2011
The call for demonstrations comes as a repressive state of emergency imposed following previous protests, is set to end Wednesday.
Two men are at imminent risk of being executed, after the National Safety Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld their death sentences on 22 May. They were ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/027/2011
An appeals court in Bahrain has upheld the death sentences of two activists accused of killing police officers during anti-government protests.
A military court has sentenced 15 activists to between one and four years imprisonment for "participating in illegal demonstrations and inciting hatred ...