Bahrain – RSF calls for release of photographer arrested after appeal court ruling

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a Manama appeal court decision today upholding internationally-known photographer Ahmed Al Fardan’s three-month jail sentence and his arrest after the hearing to begin serving the sentence. The sentence was originally imposed nearly a year ago, on 17 February 2015, when Fardan was convicted of “trying to participate in an illegal demonstration,” a charge brought against him following his arrest in December 2013. RSF regards today’s appeal court (…)

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