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AFP Photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh Transferred to CID

2017-03-22 - 7:28 p

Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain Press Association said that the Bahraini authorities transferred the AFP photographer to the criminal investigation building after his arrest.

The Bahrain Airport authorities arrested Al-Shaikh upon returning from private vacation in India. Al-Shaikh made a phone call stating that he was transferred to the criminal investigation department without giving further details about the reasons behind his arrest and charges brought against him.

Al-Shaikh had been already arrested after 2011 pro-democracy incidents and sentenced to imprisonment, over covering the protests that erupted in the country in February and March coinciding with the Arab Spring.

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