Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people in mass trial

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(CNN)Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom’s state news agency.

  • By Nada Altaher, CNN

The Bahrain News Agency citing Advocate General Ahmed al-Hammadi reported Tuesday that the High Criminal Court also sentenced 69 terror suspects to life in prison.

Thirty-nine of the defendants received sentences up to 10 years, while 23 received 7-year terms. The remainder received up to 5 years.

The defendants were accused of attempting to form a terror group in the country backed by Iran’s…

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