Bahrain court upholds sentences against uprising leaders

September 4, 2012 10:24

DUBAI - A Bahraini civilian court on Tuesday upheld sentences against 20 leaders of last year's uprising, the government's Information Affairs Authority said on Twitter.

The verdicts, originally issued by a military court, include eight life sentences. Defense lawyers have said the civilian court's decision may still be appealed.

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