Protests erupted in Bahrain after three Shia men were executed for allegedly killing police officers in a bomb attack, despite concerns surrounding the evidence in the case.
Protests broke out in Bahrain on Saturday against the imminent executions of three men convicted of a deadly attack on police, which rights groups say was based on unfair trials.
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Bahrain will put to death three people for planting a bomb near Manama in 2014 which killed police and an Emirati officer.
Qatar and Bahrain recently announced plans to reform their migrant labour laws in the face of criticism. But on Sunday Riyadh baulked at suggestions it could follow suit.
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Nabeel Rajab's lawyer, Mohammad al-Jishi told The New Arab that the Bahraini activist's detention was illegal and the prosecution did not have any evidence to support his continued detention.
Bahraini officials are being investigated over a jailbreak at the kingdom's central prison over the weekend.
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Ten inmates are on the run after a terror cell attacked Jaw Prison in Bahrain on Sunday, killing a policeman. The prison holds those convicted following anti-government protests.