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Bahrain Cracks Down on Freedom

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On November 7, Bahrain revoked the citizenship of 31 activists. An interior ministry statement announced it. Doing so coincided with more state-sponsored violence and arrests.

Prominent opposition figures affected include:

(1) Saaed Shehabi, a London-based Bahraini political activist and Bahrain Freedom Movement member.

(2) Former MP Jalal Fairooz.

(3) Hasan Mushaima, Haq Movement head. It's a high-profile Bahraini opposition group.

Revocations were ordered for violating Article 10 Bahrain's Citizenship Act. It permits targeting individuals accused of threatening state security.

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Justice in Bahrain is none at all. Activists wanting to live free may end up dying for it. That's how police states operate. Bahrain is one of the worst.

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