20-Year-old Poet and others imprisoned in Bahrain

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 on Jun 14, 2011

Journalists & Bloggers protest at Pearl Roundabout

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20 year old Ayat al-Ghermezi has been reportedly tortured and sentenced to one year imprisonment for reading a poem in public that criticized the Bahrain sheikhdom.

Press TV talks with Rodney Shakespeare, Chairman of the Committee against torture in Bahrain from London about his reaction to this latest of many illegal judicial proceedings in Bahrain.

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