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Bahrain: Defence lawyer detained in Bahrain

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 11/018/2011

A prominent defence lawyer was detained on 15 April 2011 in Bahrain's capital, Manama. Amnesty International believes he is a prisoner of conscience and he may be at risk of torture or ill-treatment. Nearly 500 people have been now been detained in Bahrain since March.

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