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Bahrain: Release activist facing three years in jail for ‘insulting’ tweets

Headline Title:  Bahrain: Release activist facing three years in jail for ‘insulting’ tweets 27 October 2014 Bahrain’s authorities must immediately release Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist who has been detained over tweets he posted that were deemed insulting to the Ministries of Interior and Defence said Amnesty International, ahead of a verdict in his case on Wednesday. “Convicting Nabeel Rajab would be a terrible injustice. It would only be further proof that respect for the right to freedom of expression in Bahrain is under attack,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui,…

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