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Bahrain to Try Opposition Figure for Incitement to Topple Government

A prominent opposition figure who has just been released from jail on a royal pardon will go on trial in Bahrain this month on new charges of urging the overthrow of the government, state news agency BNA said on Wednesday. BNA did not name the accused man but Bahrain's Akhbar al-Khaleej and al-Wasat newspapers said it referred to Ibrahim Sharif, the former head of the secular National Democratic Action Society, or Waad. The Advocate General said public prosecutors had referred him...

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