Bahrain court strips nine of nationality for spying for Iranian regime
- Published on Thursday, 07 August 2014 21:41
A court in Bahrain stripped nine nationals of their citizenship, forming a terrorist organization aimed at smuggling weapons to Bahrain and helping detainees to escape."
This is the first time that a 2013 law which revokes the nationality of terrorism convicts is being implemented, a judicial source said Thursday.
They nine were part of a group of 15 people tried over a "terrorist plot" against the kingdom, for spying for the Iranian regime, and accused of possession of weapons to attack security forces.
Sources: AFP, Middle East Eye