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Bahrain's Highest Court Upholds Medics' Convictions; PHR Condemns Decision


PHR strongly condemns today’s refusal by Bahrain’s highest appeals court to overturn prison sentences for nine medical professionals convicted as a result of providing medical care last year to people protesting against the country’s regime.

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


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


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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Iranian-Born Doctors Honored for HIV/AIDS Work

Payvand Iran News

Two Iranian-born physicians - Kamiar Alaei and his brother, Arash Alaei - received the inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Award on the opening day of the 19th annual International AIDS Conference, held July 22-27 in Washington.

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Wounded Bahraini Treated in Home

Bahrain’s Highest Appeals Court Must Overturn Conviction of Medics


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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