Bahrain: Activist imprisoned for “insulting” the King: Mahdi Sahwan

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 11/049/2013

Bahraini political activist Mahdi Sahwan was sentenced by a Lower Criminal Court in Manama to one year's imprisonment for “insulting” the King and three months’ imprisonment for “calling for an illegal gathering”. He may be a prisoner of conscience.

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