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Two children and three male adults continue to be held in a prison in Bahrain after they participated in a protest in July. Their trial before the High Criminal Court in Manama started on 16 Octobe...
Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 2 November 2012 for participating in an “illegal gathering” and “taking part in an unauthorized march”.
The daughter of Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi’s military intelligence chief was arrested in Tripoli on 6 October 2012. She has been held incommunicado since about 20 October.
Administrative detainee Samer al-Barq was denied a family visit on 12 March, apparently to punish him for resuming his hunger strike on 27 February.