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Bahrain: Drop Charges Against Activist’s Family

Expand Hajar Mansoor Hasan (second from right), apparently targeted by authorities in retribution for the human rights work of her son-in-law, Sayed al-Wadaei. Also pictured are Hasan’s children, aged 13 and 11, and mother, 90.  © 2017 Private   (Beirut) – The Bahrain Court of Cassation is scheduled to rule on February 25, 2019 in the final appeal of the convictions and three-year prison sentences of three family members of prominent exiled Bahraini human rights defender, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei. The family members were arrested in March 2017 and sentenced to three years in prison on dubious…

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