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Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.
Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.
Saleh al-Mulla was released on bail on 11 January. He was charged for tweets deemed insulting to the Amir of Kuwait and the visiting President of Egypt. His next court hearing is due on 15 February...
Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi was publicly flogged on 9 January in front of the al-Jafali mosque in Jeddah. He is at risk of receiving the remaining 950 lashes over the coming weeks.