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Bahrain on Thursday acquitted nine medical professionals who were accused of involvement in unrest in the country but upheld convictions of another 11.

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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.

Bahrain medics return to courtupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 07:10:00

More than two dozen medics accused of misdemeanors returned to court in Bahrain on Monday.

Doctors and nurses on trial in Bahrainupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 15:29:00

CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the criminal trial for doctors who treated victims of Arab Spring violence in Bahrain.

Bahrain doctors go on trial, alleging torture to extract confessionsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 15:29:00

Dozens of doctors and nurses went on trial Monday in Bahrain, accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner.

Medics' trial in Bahrain postponed until next weekupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 12:34:00

Medical workers accused of trying to overthrow Bahrain's monarchy, among other charges, will get additional time to consult with attorneys before their trial begins, a military court judge ruled Monday.

Bahrain denies targeting doctors and patientsupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 16:39:00

Bahrain's ambassador to the United States denies claims by human rights groups that authorities have raided hospitals and tortured doctors and patients in an effort to quell protests.

The Forgotten People: Part 1updated: Sat Mar 13 2010 03:16:00

CNN's Dan Rivers follows the story of hundreds of Rohingya refugees as they escape persecution in Myanmar and escape to Thailand.

Malaysia arrests minorities fleeing Myanmarupdated: Sat Mar 13 2010 03:16:00

Malaysian authorities have arrested a boatload of ethnic minorities fleeing Myanmar off the holiday island of Langkawi.

Darfuri women live 'nightmare,' Harvard-backed study saysupdated: Sun May 31 2009 13:28:00

An American human rights group documenting widespread sexual violence against Darfuri women in Sudan and Chad has called for "vigorous prosecution of rape as a war crime."

U.N. report condemns Israel for Gaza operationupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 20:45:00

Israeli soldiers routinely and intentionally put children in harm's way during their 22-day offensive against the Palestinians in Gaza, according to a United Nations report made public Monday.

Israeli military to probe Gaza campaign allegationsupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 12:10:00

The Israeli military plans to investigate claims by Israeli soldiers that Palestinian civilians were killed and Palestinian property intentionally destroyed during Israel's recent 22-day offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Group accuses Israel of pushing ill Palestinians to spyupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 15:14:00

Israeli agents have been pressuring sick Palestinians to become informants in exchange for permission to leave Gaza for medical care, a human rights group said Monday.

Suspects tortured, probe findsupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 10:39:00

A human rights group says there is evidence that suspected terrorists were tortured. Barbara Starr reports. Israelis Blocking Medical Care in Gazaupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 17:00:00

Is Israeli intelligence using medical care to recruit collaborators in Gaza? Shin Bet denies it but activists claim to have many incidents on record

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