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Bahrain must release woman activist convicted for listening to 'revolutionary' music

Headline Title:  Bahrain must free activist convicted of listening to music 30 January 2012 The Bahraini authorities must release the first woman activist to be convicted over her involvement in last year's pro-reform demonstrations, Amnesty International said today after a court rejected her appeal and upheld her prison sentence.Fadhila Mubarak's 18-month prison sentence for protesting and listening to "revolutionary" music was today upheld by the Court of Cassation in the capital, Manama. "Fadhila Mubarak is a prisoner of conscience who was reportedly beaten and tortured in detention…

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