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Bahrain court upholds life sentences

ANTI-STATE CONVICTIONS:The US is finding itself in a difficult balancing act as it supports the Sunni kingdom, which hosts the US’ 5th Fleet but represses Shiite dissent


The US Department of State said it was “deeply troubled” by the verdict last month, and the EU expressed “concern” with the sentence.

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