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Bahrain court jails six tweeters for a year

Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa attends the opening of the Arab League summit in the Qatari capital Doha on March 26, 2013. A Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced six tweeters charged with insulting King Hamad to one year in prison, the public pA Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced six tweeters charged with insulting King Hamad to one year in prison, the public prosecutor's office announced. The six were charged by the lower criminal court with "misusing the right of free expression," it said in a statement.