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Bahrain - Denial of justice and jail sentences for Bahraini news providers

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Read in Arabic A Manama appeal court yesterday upheld journalist Reem Khalifa's conviction on a trumped-up charge of physically attacking two women doctors and insulting a third after a Manama news conference in July 2011. The charges were brought against Khalifa after she accused the three doctors, who are government supporters, of attacking and insulting her. She will have to pay a fine of 100 BD (210 euros) and a total of 500 BD in compensation to the doctors. The appeal court's (...)

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