Bahrain amends press law, abolishes jailing journalists

Bahrain’s Cabinet on Monday amended its Press, Printing and Publishing Law, Bahraini daily Al-Ayyam reported.

The amendments included the abolition of jailing journalists and the addition of a major section regarding digital media.

The Cabinet also approved a memorandum of the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs regarding the amendments of some provisions of the law to regulate press, printing and publishing.


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