American Citizens Deported from Bahrain for Human Rights Work

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Feb. 12, 2012

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Government Cracks Down on International Witnesses as Bahrainis Prepare for Return to Pearl Roundabout

For immediate release


Adam Shapiro +353-85-236-0262 (UK/Ireland)
Jessica Rafael:+973-3345-1787 (in Bahrain)

February 12, 2011

(Manama) – Radhika Sainath and Huwaida Arraf, chair of the Free Gaza movement, were arrested yesterday while filming police repression of a peaceful demonstration in Manama, have been deported by the Bahraini government.

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