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3 Feb, 2007

AFP News brief: Clashes in Bahrain after opposition arrests

Authorities in Bahrain detained three opposition activists for agitating against the Sunni-led regime, prompting clashes with the security forces in the Shiite-majority Gulf state...

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3 Feb, 2007

The Associated Press: Bahraini Police Release 3 Activists

Bahraini Police Release 3 Activists By REEM KHALIFA The Associated Press Friday, February 2, 2007; 3:23 PM MANAMA, Bahrain -- Police released three rights activists...

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2 Feb, 2007

Reuters: Protesters clash with Bahrain police after arrests

Protesters clash with Bahrain police after arrests Friday 02 February 2007 MANAMA, (Reuters) - Bahrain's riot police clashed with some 200 Shi'ite protesters in the...

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2 Feb, 2007

DPA : Clashes Erupt After Two Opposition Figures Are Held In Bahrain

Clashes involving security forces and Shiite villagers erupted in several Bahraini villages Friday after authorities detained two key opposition figures who have been outspoken...

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2 Feb, 2007

The Associated Press : Three human rights activists detained in Bahrain, rights groups say

Three human rights activists detained in Bahrain, rights groups say Friday, February 2, 2007 MANAMA, Bahrain Three prominent human rights activists were arrested in...

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2 Feb, 2007

URGENT ALERT: BCHR President Abdulhadi Alkhawaja arrested

Bahrain Center for Human Rights 2 Feb 2007 Ref: 07020200 URGENT ALERT [acidfree:1004 align=right] The president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Abdulhadi Alkhawaja...

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1 Feb, 2007

Gulf News: Two sentenced to jail for circulating 'detrimental article'

Two sentenced to jail for circulating 'detrimental article' http://archive.gulfnews.com/region/Bahrain/10100945.html 01/31/2007 09:58 PM | By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief...

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1 Feb, 2007

Khaleej Times: Bahrain jails political activists

31 January 2007 MANAMA - A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sent two political activists to jail for possessing leaflets calling for a boycott of recent legislative...

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1 Feb, 2007

BCHR: Bahraini court jails activists in the face of international outcry

BCHR: Bahraini court jails activists in the face of international outcry The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights is extremely concerned to note that in spite of international and...

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1 Feb, 2007

DPA: ROUNDUP: Riots After Bahraini Court Jails Pamphlet Activists

A group of Bahraini youth rioted late Wednesday outside Sehla, south of the capital Manama, burning refuse and blocking the entrance to the Shiite village. The protesters...

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