Trial opens

first_img The trial of 21 people accused of belonging to terrorist organizations and trying to overthrow the government opened before a military court. The defendants included several human rights activists and the bloggers Abdul Jalil Al-Singace and Ali Abdulemam (who was being tried in absentia).Abdulemam is regarded by fellow Bahrainis as one of his country’s Internet pioneers and is an active member of Bahrain Online, a pro-democracy forum that gets more than 100,000 visitors a day despite being blocked within Bahrain. A contributor to the international bloggers network Global Voices, he has taken part in many international conferences at which he has denounced human rights violations in Bahrain. May 8, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Trial opens Organisation RSF_en center_img News Help by sharing this informationlast_img

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