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Bahrain: royals will be put in the dock

Issue No. 2250

Bahraini citizens living in Britain are set to take their case against the Gulf state’s royal family to court this week.

The group accuses the regime of human rights violations.

The Bahraini government has targeted its citizens studying in Britain.

Bahraini students have had their scholarships and financial support cancelled after they attended protests in Britain in support of the democracy movement in Bahrain.

Some have been told to return to their home country.

The group was set to attend the International Criminal Court in the Hague on Thursday of this week to bring a case against the Bahraini royal family for war crimes.

Go to Exclusive: Bahraini students hounded in Britain for background on this story

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Tue 3 May 2011, 18:14 BST
Issue No. 2250
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