Bahrain: Activist Nabeel Rajab jailed for 'fake news'
Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to two years in prison in Bahrain for "broadcasting fake news".
A court ruled that he had undermined the "prestige" of the kingdom, the state news agency reports.
Rights groups have condemned the decision as an assault on free speech.
Nabeel Rajab, who is president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, also risks further jail time for political tweets.
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