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U.N. Experts Urge Bahrain to Halt “Persecution of Shiites”

GENEVA, Aug 16 – Bahrain is targeting its Shi’ite Muslim community through arrests and prosecutions of clerics, activists and entertainers, a group of United Nations-appointed independent experts said on Tuesday. In a statement, the experts urged Bahraini authorities to halt what they said were “arbitrary arrests” based on religion and release those detained for free

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