Bahrain detains Qatari sympathiser

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Bahrain detains Qatari sympathiser

Manama - A case had been referred to the public prosecutor's office

By AFP

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Published: Wed 14 Jun 2017, 10:20 PM

Last updated: Thu 15 Jun 2017, 12:24 AM

Bahraini authorities have detained a citizen for sympathising with Qatar on social media, the attorney general said on Wednesday, after authorities warned that sympathising with Doha was tantamount to a criminal offence.
A case had been referred to the public prosecutor's office in which "a person of interest had posted comments to social networks that constitute a violation" of a ban against sympathising with Qatar. - AFP



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