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A Bahrain court sentenced prominent activist Nabeel Rajab to three years in prison "for participating in illegal rallies and gatherings," a government spokesman said Thursday.

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Bahrain: Jailed doctor, official speakupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 10:34:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour has a jailed Bahrani doctor and a government official speak to each other.

Bahraini rights activist released on bailupdated: Mon May 28 2012 07:37:00

A prominent Bahraini human rights activist who was arrested this month was released on bail Monday, according to his Bahrain Center for Human Rights.

Bahraini human rights activist arrestedupdated: Sun May 06 2012 17:55:00

A prominent Bahraini human rights activist has been arrested upon his return to the Persian Gulf kingdom from Lebanon, the government and an activist group said Sunday.

Bahrain hunger striker's daughter arrestedupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 17:00:00

Authorities in Bahrain said Friday that they've arrested the daughter of a human rights activist who has drawn international attention and widespread protests with a hunger strike that he's sustained for nearly two months.

Bahrain denies it beat activistupdated: Sat Jan 07 2012 19:17:00

Bahrain's Interior Ministry on Saturday released a video they said is evidence that security forces did not beat a prominent protester, but instead helped him to an ambulance.

Bahraini activist severely beaten at protest, human rights group saysupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 19:26:00

A prominent Bahraini activist was severely beaten by security forces at a protest Friday, according to the human rights group that he leads.

Group: Bahrain forces break up sit-inupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 17:20:00

Demonstrators calling for reforms in Bahrain on Friday staged a sit-in at a roundabout in a Manama commercial district, but security forces broke it up, a human rights activist and a protester said.

Bahrain activist arrested during protest, sister saysupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 08:33:00

Bahraini pro-democracy activist Zainab Alkhawaja has been arrested, her sister told CNN.

Bahrain says it has released jailed doctorsupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 08:41:00

All the doctors and medics who were detained during recent protests in Bahrain have been released on bail, the country's Information Affairs Authority said Thursday.

Detained activists go on hunger strike in Bahrain, panel saysupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 13:02:00

At least 101 detained activists have gone on a hunger strike in Bahrain, a panel appointed by King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa said Wednesday.

Home of a Bahraini activist is attacked, again, rights group saysupdated: Sat May 21 2011 21:56:00

The home of prominent Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab was attacked Saturday, the rights group he heads said.

Bahraini hunger striker briefly hospitalizedupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 09:03:00

A Bahraini hunger striker protesting the assault and detention of her father and husband was taken to hospital Sunday but was released after refusing an intravenous tube, a human rights activist told CNN.

Daughter of prominent rights activist in Bahrain on hunger strikeupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 03:26:00

The daughter of a prominent human rights activist says she has started a hunger strike in an effort to win the release of her father and other family members she believes are being detained by authorities in Bahrain.

CNN arrests expose crackdown in Bahrainupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 23:14:00

We were standing outside a home in the village of Bani Jamrah when 20 heavily-armed men jumped from military vehicles and surrounded us. Their faces covered with black ski masks, they pointed machine guns at us and demanded we get on the ground.

Bahrain cracks down on protestersupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 23:14:00

CNN investigates the arrests and disappearances of bloggers and internet activists in Bahrain.

Bahrain rights advocate says he was beaten, blindfolded and detainedupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 13:53:00

The outspoken head of a Bahrain human rights group said Sunday that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and beaten when authorities detained him for about two hours.

Hundreds injured during clashes between rival groups in Bahrainupdated: Sat Mar 12 2011 12:24:00

Hundreds of people were injured in Bahrain Friday, when rival groups clashed over an attempted march in the town of Riffa, a residential area where the ruling Al-Khalifa family lives.

Bahrain hard-liners call for royal family to goupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 09:33:00

Three hard-line groups in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain have united and called for the ruling family to step aside, they announced.

Bahrainis protest at palace while cabinet meetsupdated: Sun Mar 06 2011 21:59:00

A large number of people protested outside the palace where Bahrain's cabinet was meeting Sunday, the first time a protest had been allowed at the site.

Bahraini demonstrator buriedupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 12:07:00

Shot by troops while chanting "peaceful, peaceful," a Bahraini demonstrator is buried. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Protests continue as Bahrain frees political prisonersupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 12:07:00

Large crowds of anti-government demonstrators massed on Wednesday in Manama, Bahrain, buoyed by news of the release of high-profile political detainees.

Bahrain king closes cases on Shia leaders accused of plotupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 22:36:00

Bahrain's king ordered the release of a number of prisoners and closed cases against several Shia leaders accused of plotting against the kingdom, the country's state news agency said early Tuesday.

Protester shot during Bahraini demonstrations diesupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 09:25:00

A 27-year-old protester in Bahrain who was shot in the back Monday afternoon has died, the president of a human rights center said Tuesday.

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