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Human rights campaigner Ebtissam al-Saegh arrested 3 July after reposting tweets critical of authorities and charged with spreading “fake news” under terrorism law 18 July. Hospitalised human rights activist Nabeel Rajab sentenced in absentia to two years’ prison for “spreading false news” 10 July, following one-year pre-trial detention.

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Reports & Briefings

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (VIII): Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (VIII): Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform

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Popular Protests in North Africa and the Middle East (III): The Bahrain Revolt

Popular Protests in North Africa and the Middle East (III): The Bahrain Revolt

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Disengagement and Its Discontents: What Will the Israeli Settlers Do?

Disengagement and Its Discontents: What Will the Israeli Settlers Do?

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Bahrain's Sectarian Challenge

Bahrain's Sectarian Challenge

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In The News

9 Jun 2017
It's not the attacks that are surprising. It's that Iran has been able to avoid one for so long. The attacks were a wake-up call for Iran's security apparatus. Reuters

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Senior Analyst, Iran

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