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Bahraini boy describes arrest and detention
An 11-year-old accused of "joining illegal gathering" tells Al Jazeera how he was chased down while playing in street.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 19:15 GMT
Child freed in Bahrain after weeks in jail
Lawyer says 11-year-old released after weeks in detention, but still faces charges of "joining illegal gathering".
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 13:24 GMT
Police break up mass protests in Bahrain
Riot police use tear gas to disperse one of largest pro-democracy rallies on Gulf island in weeks.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 17:57 GMT
Bahrain medical staff sentenced over protests
Thirteen doctors and nurses who treated anti-government protesters given 15-year jail terms for crimes against state.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2011 09:44 GMT
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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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