Title Bahrain: 1. Please provide information about a 1994 petition calling for nullification of state security law, reinstatement of the 1973 constitution and the return of the dissolved elected parliament? 2. Please provide information about the arrest of political activists around 1996, in particular whether an activist would have been tried and sentenced if he was in detention for three years? 3. Please provide any information about continued harassment by the authorities today, of those who have been detained in the past? 4. Please provide information on any arrest or detention of Bahrainis returning from overseas travel on the basis of being involved in terrorist plots or training against the Sunni elite?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 3 June 2009
Country Bahrain
Topics Arbitrary arrest and detention | Opposition | Persecution based on political opinion | Political situation | Prison or detention conditions | Returnees
Citation / Document Symbol BHR34946
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bahrain: 1. Please provide information about a 1994 petition calling for nullification of state security law, reinstatement of the 1973 constitution and the return of the dissolved elected parliament? 2. Please provide information about the arrest of political activists around 1996, in particular whether an activist would have been tried and sentenced if he was in detention for three years? 3. Please provide any information about continued harassment by the authorities today, of those who have been detained in the past? 4. Please provide information on any arrest or detention of Bahrainis returning from overseas travel on the basis of being involved in terrorist plots or training against the Sunni elite?, 3 June 2009, BHR34946, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe1340.html [accessed 21 December 2014]
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