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Bahrain: Bahraini prisoner of conscience in detention: Dr. Taha al-Dirazi

, Index number: MDE 11/6693/2017

On 24 May, the Bahraini Court of Appeal halved the prison sentence of Dr. Taha al-Dirazi from six to three months. He was immediately arrested to begin serving the sentence. Dr Taha al-Dirazi was convicted of “illegal gathering” for participating in a peaceful protest in Duraz village on 19 July 2016. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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