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PRESS RELEASE: Bahrain - Nabeel Rajab released but reports being beaten while detained.

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Second Press Release: Respected human rights activist, Nabel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights has now been released by Bahraini security personnel.

He was arrested around 00:01GMT. It has been reproted that other colleagues were sought by security and were either harassed or were not found.

Rajab reports being beaten while detained. Further developments will be posted.

For more information please contact the Press Officer on (+44) 7877400112.

Notes to editors

[1] Bahrain Center for Human Rights is based in Manama. Their number is +97339633399 [ENDS]

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