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Bahrain: Activist faces jail for 'defamation on Twitter': Ghada Jamsheer

, Index number: MDE 11/044/2014

Bahraini women’s rights activist Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 September on 10 charges of “defamation via her Twitter account”. Her detention order has been extended several times and her next hearing, which relates to one of the charges, is scheduled for 24 November. She is a prisoner of conscience.

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