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Bahrain - Rights activist Nabeel Rajab victimised by justice authorities

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Read in Arabic (بالعربية) On 5th August, a Bahrain court will hear an appeal by the activist Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, against the conviction and three-month jail sentence imposed on him last month for posting messages on Twitter that were alleged to be libellous. At the same hearing, the court will consider another case against him for participating in illegal demonstrations, originally due to be heard on 26 September. Pending the appeal verdict in a few (...)

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