UN rights office urges Bahrain to free activist

The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has urged Bahrain to “unconditionally and immediately” release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, whom Manama has sentenced to two years in prison. “We note ...

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Bahrain arrests pro-Qatar lawyer, sympathizer

Bahrain has arrested a citizen who expressed sympathy for Qatar over sanctions imposed on the country by its Arab neighbors while a lawyer, who challenged the blockade, was also sent ...

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Bahrain dissolves largest leftist political party

Bahrain has dissolved the country’s largest leftist political party, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) as part of a heavy-handed crackdown led by the ruling Al Khalifah regime on political dissent. ...

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