Rights Group: Bahrain arrests Internet activists

March 30, 2011 13:09


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DUBAI - Bahrain has arrested at least three Internet activists in a crackdown against pro-democracy protest that started two weeks ago, a human rights groups said on Wednesday.

Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights named the three as prominent blogger Mahmood al-Yousif, teacher and trade unionist Sana Abdul-Razzaq Zinedine and Ayat al-Qurmozi, a poet and university student. The Bahrain Youth Movement also said Yousif and Qurmozi were arrested.

Government officials in Manama declined to comment

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