Reuters: Bahrain Toughens Jail Term on Opposition Leader to 9 Years
2016-05-30 - 4:21 p
Bahrain Mirror (Reuters): A Bahraini appeals court on Monday toughened a prison sentence on the leader of the country's main opposition group al-Wefaq, increasing his jail term to nine years from four, the group said on its website.
Al-Wefaq rejected the ruling on Sheikh Ali Salman as "provocative" and said it blocked any chance of resolving a political crisis in the country. Salman has been serving a four-year jail term for inciting unrest.
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