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Bahrain must quash convictions of protest medics

Headline Title:  Bahrain must quash convictions of protest medics 01 October 2012 The convictions of nine health professionals sentenced to prison terms for their role in last year's pro-democracy uprising in Bahrain must be quashed by the authorities, Amnesty International said as it called on the Kingdom not to return them to jail.On Monday Bahrain’s Court of Cassation in Manama rejected appeals by the doctors and nurses against their convictions and upheld their sentences, which ranged from one month to five years in prison, reduced in June by an appeal court from five to 15 years’…

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