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  • Leading Bahrain activist released from jail

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini authorities on Thursday released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja, who was being held for questioning after her arrest on arrival in the Gulf Arab country last month. Al-Khawaja continues to face charges of assaulting police after she refused to hand over...

  • Bahrain activist's detention extended

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A Bahraini court on Saturday ordered human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja to remain in detention for a further 10 days as authorities continue to investigate her case, which stems from her decision to return to the Gulf nation to visit her jailed father. Al-Khawaja was...

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