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The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) continues to stand behind longtime member, civil and human rights defender Lynne Stewart, as the Second Circuit appeal of her sentence is argued before a three-judge panel today.
Arrest, abuse, and deportation of Guild human rights observers highlights harsh nature of Bahrain's anti-democracy crackdown.
The court opinion holds that police cannot arrest peaceful demonstrators without warning, solely because they do not have a permit. The decision will apply to future demonstrations.
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