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Bahrain: Opposition Activists Receive Threatening Messages from Instagram Account

2018-06-06 - 7:49 p

Bahrain Mirror: A number of opposition activists received threatening messages from an instagram account claiming he is a lieutenant in the interior ministry named Truki Al-Majed.

The messages that Bahrain Mirror saw included threats to target families of activists in case they don't stop their activism and shut down their accounts on social media outlets within 24 hours and send an apology letter to king Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

"Sayed Yousif Al-Muhadfa, Hassan Abdulnabi, Mousa Abedali and Ibtisam Al-Saegh" were among those who received threats. Meanwhile, other activists received the same messages but they refused to reveal their names, fearing retaliation from the authorities.

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