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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
Nabeel Rajab: The problematic success of 'human rights' in the Arab world
Is there space for dialogue with the government in Bahrain?
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 09:33 GMT
Bahrain frees leading human rights activist
Nabeel Rajab was released after two years in prison for organising and taking part in 'illegal gatherings'.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 11:49 GMT
Bahrain court denies parole for activist
Court rules that Nabeel Rajab, jailed for organising and participating in protests, is not eligible for early release.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 16:30 GMT
Assange to publish 'million more files'
WikiLeaks founder says his work "will not be cowed", as his whistleblowing site promises to publish more documents.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 08:32 GMT
Several arrested after Bahrain protests
Security forces fire tear gas and expand patrols in Manama after clashes with protesters, government says.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2012 06:49 GMT
Morsi in Tehran: Crossing the boundaries
With all its uncertainties, Egypt has emerged as a moral voice from the heart of its revolution, writes Dabashi.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2012 09:57 GMT
Tens of thousands join protest in Bahrain
Anti-government protesters demand release of prisoners in the first permitted demonstration since June.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 23:31 GMT
Ecuadorians rally behind Assange asylum bid
Large crowd marches in capital to support granting political asylum to the WikiLeaks founder, who fears US prosecution.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 12:22 GMT
Assange calls on US to end 'witchhunt'
WikiLeaks founder, granted political asylum by Ecuador, fears extradition to United States for espionage prosecution.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 13:33 GMT
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