Bahrain hands down stiff sentences to 95 protesters

Posted on September 29, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East

In a mass show trial in six separate cases, 95 Bahraini protesters were sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison for allegedly trying to topple the country’s constitutional monarchy, organizing bombings and inciting anti-government rallies. “There is no clear vision within the government authorities on how to solve this crisis,” Jawad Fairooz, former member of Bahraini Parliament told RT. “Still they want to use the iron fist to crackdown [against] all uprisings and detain all the activists and put such harsh sentences with this unfair trial.” Read Article

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