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Freedom of expression

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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31 Jan, 2007

Committee of Solidarity with Activists:Spilled in less than 10 seconds, the judge read out a political verdict for the detainees

Trial of Freedom of Expression in Bahrain: Spilled in less than 10 seconds, the judge read out a political verdict for the detainees of publications After waiting...

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30 Jan, 2007

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Activists Face Prison for Political Leaflets

Bahrain: Activists Face Prison for Political Leaflets Police Attack Peaceful Demonstrators Supporting Detainees (New York, January 30, 2007) – Two nonviolent political...

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29 Jan, 2007

Gulf Daily News : Global appeal to release duo

Global appeal to release duo By geoffrey bew Published: 29 January 2007 FORTY-SIX human rights organisations from around the world have signed a petition calling for the...

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28 Jan, 2007

Gulf Daily News :120 support online pleas to release activist pair

120 support online pleas to release activist pair By Geoffrey bew Published: 28th January 2007 MORE than 100 people have signed dual online petitions calling for the...

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25 Jan, 2007

HRinfo and RSF Send Separate Open Letters to Bahraini Minister of Information

HRinfo and RSF Send Separate Open Letters to Bahraini Minister of Information Cairo - 25 January 2007 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRinfo) sent an open...

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23 Jan, 2007

Gulf Daily News: Activists in plea for release of leaflets pair

Activists in plea for release of leaflets pair By GEOFFREY BEW Published: 22 January 2007 HUMAN rights activists in Bahrain have launched dual online petitions calling for...

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23 Jan, 2007

IFEX Bahrain Alert : Two men detained, face up to seven years' imprisonment for disseminating "subversive literature"

Country/Topic: Bahrain Date: 22 January 2007 Source: Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) Person(s): M. Al Sahlawi, H. Al Hebshi Target(s): other Type(s) of violation(s...

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