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Bahrain Activist’s Trial Postponed to Dec. 15 – Rights Group

DUBAI, Oct 31 – Bahrain on Monday postponed until Dec. 15 the trial of prominent democracy activist Nabeel Rajab to permit more investigation of a Twitter account he is accused of using to publish criticism of the government, his human rights group said. Rajab’s Bahrain Centre for Human Rights said the High Criminal Court postponed

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Bahrain Blocks Exit of Activist’s Wife, Son, Rights Groups Say

DUBAI, Oct 30 – Bahrain authorities prevented the wife of a Bahraini dissident and their infant son, a U.S. citizen, from boarding a flight to London after he staged a protest against a visit by the Gulf state’s king to Britain, human rights groups said. Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, director of advocacy at the UK-based Bahrain

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