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Amnesty International Human Rights Briefing on Bahrain

WASHINGTON - Amidst debates around the scheduling of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, Amnesty International is today releasing a short briefing for media summarising the continuing human rights crisis in Bahrain.

A full report, Flawed Reforms: Bahrain fails to achieve justice for protesters, will be released on 17 April at 0001hrs BST. The report will detail the information contained in this media briefing in greater depth, drawing on examples of specific cases and providing legal background and context.

For more information please contact the Amnesty International Press Office on +44 (0) 20 7413 5566 or email press@amnesty.org

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