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Bahrain: Further information: Activist arrested again in Bahrain: Zainab Al-Khawaja

, Index number: MDE 11/069/2012

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested on 9 December and her detention has been extended twice. She was also sentenced the following day to one month’s imprisonment in relation to earlier charges of entering a restricted area and participating in an illegal gathering. This is her fifth arrest and detention since December 2011.

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