Top Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab freed after four years of imprisonment
Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Prominent Bahraini opposition figure Nabeel Rajab has been freed from jail after a court agreed to an alternative sentence to the much-criticized jail term he is serving over tweets deemed critical of the Manama regime and the Saudi-led war against Yemen. “Nabeel has been released and he is on his way home now,” his lawyer Mohammed al-Jishi told AFP news agency on Tuesday. He added that the remaining three years of the sentence would be served in an “alternative” or non-custodial setting. Reacting to the annoucement, Aya...
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