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Bahrain: Court Upholds Convictions of Medics

A Bahrain court of appeal on June 14, 2012, upheld the convictions of nine doctors and medical personnel for transparently political offenses such as “inciting and participating in an illegal gathering." The charges, which stem from protests in 2011, violate basic rights such as free assembly. (Beirut, June 16, 2012)--A Bahrain court of appeal on June 14, 2012, upheld the convictions of nine doctors and medical personnel for transparently political offenses such as “inciting and participating in an illegal gathering." The charges, which stem from protests in 2011, violate basic rights…

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