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Bahrain jails activist for insulting king
Zainab al-Khawaja sentenced to three years after tearing up a photo of the king while making a court appearance.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2014 10:23 GMT
Bahrain activist Maryam al-Khawaja released
Al-Khawaja out of prison but subject to travel ban and will face charges of assaulting a police officer.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 20:53 GMT
Q&A: Bahrain rights defender Maryam Khawaja
Maryam Khawaja spoke to Al Jazeera before her recent arrest about the fight for human rights and freedom in Bahrain.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 12:46 GMT
Bahrain extends custody of rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, jailed for further 10 days despite UN expressing concerns.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 01:07 GMT
Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on arrival.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:14 GMT
Kuwaiti police fire tear gas at protesters
Officers break up unauthorised demonstration demanding the release of prominent opposition leader.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 04:15 GMT
Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race
Centre for Human Rights calls for cancellation of annual sporting event, linking it to rights violations.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 16:19 GMT
Here is how Jordan escaped the Arab Spring
The kingdom has exploited the chaos in the region to guarantee the perpetuation of the status quo.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 09:09 GMT
Aid enters besieged Palestinian camp in Syria
Food aid reaches Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus for first time in four months after reports of deaths due to hunger.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 17:05 GMT
Afghanistan's 'five thousand martyrs'
A list published by an Afghan newspaper brings closure to families who lost loved ones during country's communist rule.
Ali M Latifi
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 12:41 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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