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Security forces attacked family members protesting at police stations for their loved ones release. There were "continuous reports of protesters being arrested, beaten, (then) released."

AlWefaq political society Women's Affairs head Ahlam Alkhuzaei was arrested at Bahrain airport. She was heading for a conference in Tunisia. She was held overnight and released.

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Photojournalist Mazin Mahdi was assaulted. BCHR "strongly condemn(ed) the government's fierce crackdown on whoever exercises freedom of expression and peaceful assembly and the attack on journalists and activists for exposing the crimes committed in Bahrain by the authorities."

Release of those arrested was demanded. Violence against peaceful protesters was denounced.

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On August 5, Bahrain's Higher Appeal Court was scheduled to rule on Nabeel Rajab 's lawless three-month prison sentence. A decision was postponed until August 12 or later. 

Rajab serves as BCHR president and Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) director.

He was imprisoned for championing human rights. Bahrainis have none. Washington shows no concern. Police state violence is ignored. 

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Previous appeals on Rajab's behalf failed. He's currently at Jaw Central Prison. He's held under appalling conditions. He's denied medical treatment he needs. On July 16, a hearing occurred relating to another case. 

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