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Bahrain urged to free prisoners of conscience as appeals approach

Headline Title:  Bahrain urged to free prisoners of conscience as appeals approach 23 July 2012 Bahrain must release all prisoners of conscience immediately and without conditions, Amnesty International said today, ahead of appeals in the cases of a prominent human rights activist and a group of medical workers. On 24 July, a court will consider the appeal of human rights activist Nabeel Rajab against his three-month prison sentence on libel charges related to a post he made on Twitter. His appeal hearing was postponed on 18 July. In another case a group of nine health professionals,…

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