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Bahrain Revokes Citizenships, Sentences 69 to Life in Prison

A Bahraini court has issued verdicts in a mass trial, sentencing 69 people to life in prison and revoking the citizenship of 138 defendants on terrorism-related charges. The public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday that 70 others were sentenced to between 3 years and 10 years imprisonment. Close to 100 suspects were fined roughly $265,000 each.   The defendants, of which 109 are in custody and 60 were tried in absentia, can appeal.   Charges against the group include...

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