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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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Boy, 11, acquitted over Bahrain protestupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 20:37:00

Verdict given for 11-year-old over alleged role in a protest in Bahrain. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

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.

F1 urged to rethink Bahrain Grand Prix as protests continueupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 09:46:00

Formula One bosses are under increasing pressure to review their decision to stage the Bahrain Grand Prix later this month.

Protesters attacked in Bahrain, rights group saysupdated: Sun Apr 01 2012 00:32:00

Government forces attacked protesters in Bahrain Saturday, according to a human rights group.

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.

Witnesses: Riot police clash with demonstrators in Bahrainupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 16:47:00

Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain's capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government's denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.

Bahrain streets tense after boy's funeralupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 15:37:00

Thousands of people took to the streets in Bahrain Thursday as the funeral took place for a 14-year-old boy whose death a day earlier sparked wide anger, witnesses said.

Bahrain boy killed in clashesupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 15:37:00

A teenager's death triggers further clashes in Bahrain. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

As F1 returns to Bahrain, footballers languish in jailupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 13:34:00

Alaa Hubail was once considered a national hero.

Bahrain's F1 race rescheduled for Octoberupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 13:34:00

Formula One bosses have voted to return to Bahrain, on October 30th 2011. CNN's Alex Thomas and Don Riddell discuss the issues involved.

Bahrain emergency laws lifted after warning against unrestupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 14:03:00

Bahrain lifted state of emergency laws Wednesday that had allowed for a crackdown on political leaders and journalists, but at the same time continued its crackdown on the country's major Shiite political opposition movement and stifled the latest street protests.

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.

Mom's hunger strike to save familyupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:14:00

Amber Lyon talks to a Bahraini woman who's on a hunger strike demanding the release of family members.

Bahraini activist's home tear gassedupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:14:00

A Human Rights Watch official is calling on the government of Bahrain to investigate a Monday morning teargas attack on the Bani Jamra home of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.

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.

'The torture was so bad'updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 16:23:00

British-born demonstrator tells of his six-month ordeal in Bahrain prison. CNN's Andrew Carey reports.

Government accuses activist of fabricating photo in Bahrainupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 16:23:00

The president of Bahrain's Center for Human Rights was referred Sunday to Bahrain's military prosecutor for publishing a photograph of a protester who died in custody that officials say he fabricated.

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's king: Foreign plot to destabilize country foiledupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:47:00

Bahrain has foiled a foreign plot to destabilize it, the country's king said Sunday.

Bahrain destroys Pearl Monumentupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:47:00

Security forces in Bahrain demolish the Pearl Monument, the site of massive recent anti-government protests.

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.

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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