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Bahrain convicts 9 medics of protest ties; 9 freed
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MANAMA Bahrain (AP) - Nine medical professionals accused of aiding Bahrain's anti-government uprising were sentenced Thursday to prison terms ranging from one month to five years, a decision that brought complaints from international rights groups... Read More

Lawyer: Bahrain overturns activist's Twitter case
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MANAMA Bahrain (AP) - A Bahrain judge on Thursday overturned a conviction against a prominent human rights campaigner for posting alleged anti-government comments on social media, but the activist remained jailed while appealing another prison sentence... Read More

Bahrain activist jailed for 3 years
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MANAMA Bahrain (AP) - A prominent Bahraini human rights activist was found guilty Thursday of instigating and participating in several illegal gatherings and sentenced to three years in jail. The unexpectedly stiff sentence against Nabeel Rajab will... Read More

Middle Eastern Law Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (ME)

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East... Read More

Court backs Bahrain bank fraud takeover
Posted on 30 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - (AP) Bahrain's central bank has won court backing for its decision to take control of a bank involved in a massive cross-border fraud dispute. Awal Bank was put under administration along with The International Banking... Read More