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Bahrain Jails Six Twitter Users for Insulting King

Source: http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org Written by Amira Al Hussaini Six Twitter users were sentenced to a year in prison each by a Bahrain court on May 15 for allegedly insulting King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the micro-blogging site. According to the government-run Bahrain News Agency, the “six suspects” where charged in five different cases “related […]

King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain with US Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England. Released to the public domain.