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July 27, 2011
Amnesty International calls on Bahrain to release two people held for leading a teachers' strike amid wide-scale protests earlier this year.
July 15, 2011

Ayat al-Qarmezi, a Bahraini poet and university student at the Faculty of Teachers in Bahrain, sentenced to one year in prison for reading a poem, was released on July 13.

June 30, 2011
An independent commission set up to investigate alleged human rights abuses during recent protests in the country must lead to justice for victims.
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June 22, 2011

Amnesty International today condemned as "harsh, politically motivated and patently unfair" the prison sentences imposed by a Bahrain military court on 21 prominent Shia activists who advocated pol...

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