Middle East

    • Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Malkiya village, Bahrain, January 7, 2013.
    • Riot police chase anti-government protesters during clashes in Malkiya village, Bahrain, January 7, 2013.
    • An anti-government protester poses for a photograph flashing the victory sign in front of burning tires on a road in the village of Dumistan, Bahrain, January 7, 2013.
    • An anti-government protester prepares to throw a gasoline bomb at riot police during clashes in Malkiya village, Bahrain, January 7, 2013.
    • Anti-government protesters chant slogans as they hold banner and images of jailed opposition leaders in Malkiya village, Bahrain, January 7, 2013.

    Bahrain's Top Court Upholds Dissidents' Sentences

    Published January 07, 2013

    Bahrain's top court has upheld prison sentences against 13 opposition figures charged with plotting to overthrow the Gulf state's minority Sunni rulers in a 2011 uprising. The ruling sparked new protests.


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