Wednesday, October 15, 2014

With Maryam al-Khawaja

At Maryam al-Khawaja's press conference this morning, at Index on Censorship office. She is head of foreign relations for the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, but lives in Copenhagen. Her father, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is serving a life sentence for freedom of expression offences, and her sister Zainab is awaiting sentencing for tearing up a picture of the King in front of a judge.

Maryam told the press conference that IS sympathisers are being recruited into the police and security services in Bahrain.

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