Bahrain: Further information: Activist jailed for ‘insulting an officer’: Zainab Al-Khawaja

Index Number: MDE 11/006/2013
Date Published: 4 March 2013

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment on 28 February for "insulting an officer" in a military hospital. She had been acquitted of this charge in May 2012, but the Prosecution had appealed.

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