Maryam Al-Khawaja

Hundreds of opposition supporters in west of Manama, Bahrain, demanding the rule of law and institutions BAHRAIN: A TIMELINE
The news is worrying. Maryam faces charges of insulting the King, assaulting an official (authorities say there was a scuffle when they took Maryam's phone, from which she was tweeting her experience), and running an organisation which named officials who had tortured political prisoners. She could face a long sentence.
The Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) was commissioned in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings across