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Bahrain must free prisoners of conscience after 'travesty of justice'

Headline Title:  Bahrain must free prisoners of conscience 09 August 2012 The Bahraini authorities must release 13 opposition activists and prisoners of conscience Amnesty International said today, ahead of next week's expected final verdict on their appeals.The 13, who include prominent activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, were originally sentenced by military court in June 2011 to between two years and life in prison on charges including “setting up terror groups to topple the royal regime and change the constitution”.All of the men maintain their innocence.Several of the defendants have…

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