Bahrain government announces legal actions against opposition group Jerry Votava at 1:27 PM ET
[JURIST] Bahrain [official website, in Arabic] on Saturday announced that it would pursue legal proceedings against the al Wefaq [official website, in Arabic] political party, which it labels an opposition group, for engaging in anti-government protests in the face of a ban [JURIST report] of those activities. Bahrain officials claim [Reuters report] that al Welfaq organized anti-government protests on Friday that resulted in the arrest of six dissidents. The protests had been banned by the Bahraini government, however government officials have not taken action directly against the group in the past.
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