August 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);8/8/2011, Vol. 199 Issue 5149, p15
The article reports that a group of detainees charged over anti-government protests in the Gulf state has been released by Bahrain. Sayed Hadi al-Mousawi, Al-Wefaq member, states that Jawad Fairouz and Matar Ibrahim, former members of parliament (MPs) from Al-Wefaq, were among those released detainees. The public prosecutor states that the decision had been taken to release some detainees whose cases where transferred from military tribunal to civilian courts for review.


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