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Bahrain must quash the convictions of two teachers

Headline Title:  Bahrain must quash the convictions of two teachers 19 October 2012 Convictions and sentences against two former leaders of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association must be quashed, Amnesty International urged ahead of the final verdict in their trial this weekend.Teachers Jalila al-Salman and Mahdi 'Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb face three and 10 years in prison, respectively, if the court upholds their convictions and sentences on 21 October. Abu Dheeb is already serving his sentence while al-Salman was previously released on bail.After calling for a teachers’ strike in early 2011…

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