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Bahrain: Prisoner of conscience’s sentence upheld: Zainab Al-Khawaja

, Index number: MDE 11/015/2013

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja’s sentence to three months’ imprisonment for participating in an “illegal gathering” was upheld by the Appeal Court on 9 May. She is a prisoner of conscience held solely for peacefully exercising her rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly.

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