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Bahrain - Rights organisations alarmed over threats to civil society after trip to UN

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International human rights organisations that participated in the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Bahrain in Geneva in May Geneva are alarmed at threats made against Bahraini civil society members who were present. During the UPR, Bahrain's human rights track record came under fire from numerous governments, prompting the threat of reprisals against those who had been in Geneva. Some of the civil society members are among those facing lengthy prison sentences for (...)

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