Bahrain's Crackdown On Activists Extends To Twitter
By: Michelle Kelemen
June 9, 2012
A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain, Nabel Rajab, is back in detention, this time for what he has been writing in his Twitter feed. One of his colleagues from Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Maryam al-Khawaja, says this is the sixth case against Najab and typical of how the government continues to crack down on activists.
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