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Opposition leader jailed in Bahrain


Bahrain

Opposition leader jailed in Bahrain

A court in Bahrain has sentenced Shi’ite opposition leader Ali Salman to four-years in jail.

He is convicted of inciting disobedience in the Sunni ruled kingdom.

Salman has also been convicted of ‘Insulting an official body’ namely the interior ministry.

The 49-year-old was acquitted of the more serious charge of trying to overthrow the monarchy.

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Greece

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