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BCHR: 25 Arrests Within a Week and Anti-Shiite Tweets

2015-08-28 - 10:48 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that 25 arrests took place over the past week (August 17-23, 2015), including 8 children. Two of the arrested were released later on. BCHR deemed all the arrests arbitrary.

BCHR said that 15 citizens were arrested in house raids, 5 were arrested after summoning them for questioning, 2 were arrested from their jobs, 2 others at the Bahrain International Airport, while another was arrested on the street.

BCHR added that it also detected 19 tweets that incited hatred against the Shiites and opposition in Bahrain.

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