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Bahrain - Bloggers and activists to be retried before civilian court

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders welcomes the decision to retry 21 human rights activists and government opponents who received jail sentences from a military court last year for their dissident activities. They are now to be tried before a civilian court. The defendants include two bloggers, Abduljalil Al-Singace and Ali Abdulemam, and the human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike for more than 80 days and is in very poor health. The trial began on 8 May but was (...)

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