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Open Source: John Legend Rejects Calls to Cancel Bahrain Show Over Rights Abuses

An American known for his outspoken advocacy of civil rights at home plans to perform in Bahrain next week, despite its brutal crackdown on dissent.
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World Briefing: Bahrain: 3 Sentenced to Die for Attack

The Shiite Muslims were sentenced to death on Thursday and others were sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing three police officers last year, the public prosecution office announced.
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