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Bahrain: Bahrain Escalates Campaign of Reprisal

Bahrain: Bahrain Escalates Campaign of Reprisal

16 May 2017 – In recent weeks, the Government of Bahrain has substantially escalated its campaign of reprisals against the country’s civil and political societies. So far in the month of May 2017, authorities have targeted family members of exiled ...

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UAE: New hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

UAE: New hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

17 January 2017 – Tomorrow, 18 January 2017, prominent Emirati economist and academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is scheduled for a new hearing before the Abu Dhabi Federal Appeal Court. UAE authorities have subjected Dr. bin Ghaith to a lengthy ...

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Al Wefaq Chief Ali Salman Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

Al Wefaq Chief Ali Salman Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

  12 December 2016 – Today, the Bahraini appeals court upheld the arbitrary 9-year sentence against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman following an extended and flawed re-trial. The upholding of the conviction of the Al-Wefaq leader echoes Bahrain’s continued failure ...

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