Bahrain jails 20 doctors after democracy protests

By REUTERS
September 29, 2011 19:56

 
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MANAMA - Bahrain jailed 20 doctors on Thursday for between five and 15 years on charges including stealing medicine, stockpiling weapons and occupying a hospital during unrest in the Gulf kingdom this year, state news agency BNA said.

It also sentenced a man to death for killing a policeman by driving his car over him several times and joining illegal gatherings for "terrorist goals". Another man was handed a life term for his involvement, BNA said.

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