Bahrain: Further information: Activist released, still faces charges: Zainab Al-Khawaja

Index Number: MDE 11/061/2012
Date Published: 25 October 2012

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was released on 3 October, having served her two-month sentence for allegedly tearing up a picture of Bahrain’s King. However, she is still facing other trials on charges relating to her peaceful exercise of her rights to freedom of expression and assembly.

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