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Bahrain: Further Information: Expected Verdict For Human Rights Defender: Nabeel Rajab

, Index number: MDE 11/9566/2018

On 31 December Bahrain’s Cassation Court is expected to issue its verdict in the case of prominent human rights defender and prisoner of conscience, Nabeel Rajab. He was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison in June 2018 in relation to peaceful tweets about the conflict in Yemen and torture allegations in Jaw prison.

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