Bahrain Sentences Leading Activist Nabeel Rajab For Tweet – 20 January 2015

RT logoProminent Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to six months in prison for a tweet posted last year, which was considered insulting to the Gulf Kingdom’s Ministries of Interior and Defense.

The world-renown human rights activist and president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) posted a tweet confirming his sentencing and saying it would be suspended pending a fine of about $530.

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