Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets

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Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.

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