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Bahrain: Further information: Bail set for prominent activist but no release: Nabeel Rajab

, Index number: MDE 11/033/2012

On 20 May a Bahraini court granted bail to the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. However the charges of ‘insulting a national institution’ have not been dropped and, despite paying the bail amount, he remains in detention awaiting another court hearing on a separate charge. This hearing is scheduled for 28 May.

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