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Authorities Detain 3 Clerics after Decision to Refer them to Prosecution

2016-07-25 - 5:44 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (July 24, 2016) 3 Shiite clerics accused of assembly, over taking part in the sit-in in held outside of Sheikh Isa Qassim's house that has been ongoing since over a month.

The authorities said that they will refer the 3 clerics, head of arbitral tribunal of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Jassim Al-Khayat, Sheikh Azizi Al-Khidran and Sayyed Yassine Al-Mosawi to the public prosecution on Monday.

Hundreds of Bahrainis have been protesting since over a month against the king's decision to revoke the citizenship of spiritual leader of Shiite sect Sheikh Isa Qassim.

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