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Prominent opposition activist leaves Bahrain after release


© AFP/File | Bahraini human rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja had been held in prison with her toddler son since March after being convicted of insulting King Hamad by ripping up a picture of him… 239 more words

Dismantling Civil Society in Bahrain

By Rannie Amiri | CounterPunch | June 3, 2016

Like a vise which first grips its object and then slowly, deliberately and inexorably crushes it, the al-Khalifa regime has done similarly to civil society in Bahrain.

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Bahrain Releases Prominent Activist Zainab al-Khawaja for Humanitarian Reasons

By The Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — May 31, 2016, 12:17 PM ET

Bahraini authorities have released prominent rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja on humanitarian grounds after two and a half months behind bars, her sister told The Associated Press on Tuesday. 128 more words