French MPs raise alarm over Bahrain’s rights violations

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Al-Araby

Four French lawmakers raised concerns about worsening human rights crisis in Bahrain earlier this week, urging their government to speak out on the matter, a human rights organisation has said. Gerard Leseul, Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Isabelle Rauch and Dominique Potier were the MPs that raised the issue with France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, the the Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reported. Leseul highlighted Manama’s “increasingly repressive human rights violations” following the 2011 Arab Spring protests. The group drew particular…

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