Photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan was among 28 Bahrainis sentenced in a trial today. Humaidan, who has been imprisoned since December 2012, was sentenced to 10 years in jail, according to news reports. The Associated Press quoted CPJ’s research in their coverage of the trial.
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Samantha Libby, CPJ’s digital manager, has worked in freedom of expression and human rights in Ethiopia, Vietnam, Kalimantan, and West Papua. She has also investigated the domestic and international arms trade. She is a playwright, artist, and an award-winning writer.