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Prominent Bahrain Activists Face Jail Time

Two prominent Bahraini human rights activists face prison sentences at trials this week for activities that Amnesty International and other groups call the peaceful expression of their rights. Three years ago during pro-democracy protests in Bahrain, Nabeel Rajab argued with policemen, while Zeinab al-Khawaja, at the back of the crowd, texted and posted on social media. This week they are both on trial. Al-Khawaja is charged with tearing a picture of Bahrain’s king, which she did for a...

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