Hospital where injured protesters were treated
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Bahrain court sentences medics who treated protesters

A court in Bahrain has jailed 20 medics who treated protesters for up to 15 years each, after convicting them of incitement to overthrow the regime.

They treated people who were injured when a protest movement calling for more rights for the country's Shia majority in the Sunni-ruled kingdom was crushed.

But a spokesman for the government said the group was involved with "hardline protesters" who sought regime change.

Richard Galpin reports.

  • 29 Sep 2011
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