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Health Worker’s Release Is Positive Step—But Further Action Needed in Bahrain

08/06/2012

Today’s decision by an appeals court in Bahrain to release a hospital worker from prison is a very positive development, but the government must take additional steps if it is to make good on implementing its promised human rights reforms.

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Bahrain Appeals Court Must Free Hospital Worker

08/03/2012

An appeals court in Bahrain could decide on Monday whether to release a hospital worker sentenced to three years in prison for delivering an oxygen cylinder and other medical supplies to treat protesters.

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Bahrain Tear Gas Attack

Report Documents Bahrain’s Use of Tear Gas as a Potentially Lethal Weapon

08/01/2012

The Bahrain government’s indiscriminate use of tear gas as a weapon has resulted in the maiming, blinding, and even killing of civilian protesters and must stop at once while the government reassesses its use, PHR declares in a report issued today.

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Wounded Bahraini Treated in Home

Bahrain’s Highest Appeals Court Must Overturn Conviction of Medics

07/27/2012

The fate of six Bahraini medics who received prison sentences last month could be decided on Monday, July 30, when the country’s highest appeals court will hear their case.

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Bahraini Doctors at Work

Bahrain Government Must Drop Misdemeanor Charges Against 28 Health Professionals

07/03/2012

The misdemeanor charges against 28 health professionals in Bahrain must be dropped. The health professionals have been charged with illegal gathering to protest against the regime. The medics’ sentences will be announced tomorrow, July 4, 2012, by the Lower Criminal Court.

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