Bahrain deports 3 UK journalists

MANAMA - Bahrain has deported three British journalists for violating visa and Press regulations of the country.

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Published: Tue 24 Apr 2012, 11:25 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 1:53 PM

The Information Affairs Authority (IAA) announced in a statement that necessary actions had been taken against the journalists for violating the rules and regulations set for external media correspondents.

The three journalists had entered Bahrain on tourism visas; covered local events without having obtained requisite prior permission; brought unlicensed equipment into the country; and took part in a non-peaceful and unlicensed demonstration, the statement highlighted.

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