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Trial of 5 Defendants Accused of Printing and Distributing Political Publications in Al-Malikiya Commences

2019-04-24 - 7:31 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Fourth High Criminal Court started considering the case of five defendants accused of printing political publications in several languages calling for disobedience and closing of shops in Al-Malikiya.

The court adjourned the case until May 2 to summon the two attesting witnesses, give the fourth defendant's attorney a copy of the case's documents and appoint a lawyer to the second suspect. The court ordered the release of the suspects under guarantee of their place of residence.

The authorities claim that the suspects distributed publications in Al-Malikiya holding 14th February Coalition logo, calling on to close shops, not going to schools and for civilian disobedience. 

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