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SEP 01, 2014 - The Guardian

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Press freedom groups urge Bahrain king to release photojournalist

Press freedom and human rights organisations have signed a letter addressed to the king of Bahrain calling for the release of Bahraini photojournalist Ahmed Humeidan (aka Humaidan).He has been in prison for 19 months since his arrest on 29 December 2012 for allegedly participating in an attack on a police station."We call on your government to immediately and unconditionally release ...

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AUG 31, 2014 - Russia Today

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‘Royal family dominates courts’: Bahrain arrests high-profile human rights defender

A prominent human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja was arrested shortly after arriving in Bahrain to check on her father, who is hunger striking in prison along with thousands of sentenced activists, a key opposition figure Nabeel Rajab told RT.

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AUG 31, 2014 - BBC

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Bahrain journalist's sentence upheld

A court in Bahrain upholds a 10-year sentence imposed on photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan, as human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja is arrested.

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AUG 31, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Bahrain jails photojournalist, detains rights activist

Sunni-ruled Bahrain upheld a 10-year jail term against a photojournalist Sunday and detained a human rights activist, as it presses a crackdown on Shiites over a 2011 uprising. The tiny but strategic kingdom, just across the Gulf from Iran and home base for the US Fifth Fleet, remains deeply divided three years since authorities crushed the rebellion with Saudi-led military ...

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AUG 31, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Bahrain upholds 10 year jail term for journalist

Dubai (AFP) - A Bahraini appeals court on Sunday upheld a 10-year-jail term against photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan, convicted of attacking a police station, a judicial source told AFP.

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