Jailed Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has been on hunger strike for a week seeking release, his lawyer said on Sunday, adding that authorities have arrested his daughter at the airport.Aug 31, 2014, 17:42 PM IST
At least 50 people have been killed in unrest since February 2011 in the strategic kingdom, which is home to the US Navy`s 5th Fleet.Apr 30, 2012, 13:39 PM IST
Jailed activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja
was feared to have died, his lawyer said on Monday.
Bahrain denies charges of sectarian discrimination that protesters have levelled at its ruling family.Apr 08, 2012, 19:30 PM IST
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja`s nearly two-month hunger strike has become a powerful rallying point for Bahrain`s Shi’ite-led uprising.Apr 06, 2012, 22:17 PM IST