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'Dark day for justice' in Bahrain as activist receives three-year prison sentence

Headline Title:  'Dark day for justice' in Bahrain as activist jailed 16 August 2012 A Bahrain court's decision to sentence a prominent human rights activist to three years in prison for taking part in an anti-government protest is a "dark day for justice" in the country Amnesty International said today.Nabeel Rajab, the President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, was found guilty of taking part in an “illegal gathering” among other charges in relation to a protest in the capital Manama on 6 February 2012.Rajab, his family and one police guard were the only ones present…

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