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Bahrain court frees prominent activist pending trial

AFP , Wednesday 28 Dec 2016
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A Bahraini court on Wednesday ordered the release of prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab pending his trial on charges of spreading false information and posting insults online, a judicial source said.

The decision follows repeated requests to release Rajab who suffered recurring health problems.

The court postponed his trial to January 23, the source said.

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