Videos tagged with bahrain
Dr Ghassan and his wife give their reaction to their jail sentences and what happened during their arrest. **Please Note - following retrials for many of the arrested medics by civilian and criminal courts, Dr Ghassan had his sentence reduced to 1 year whilst his wife was acquitted. This video was recorded prior to re-trials.**
Accounts from Dr Ghassan and his wife, Dr Zarah - two of the doctors on trial in Bahrain. With thanks to Frontline HRD. ----UPDATE: Following this video in 2011, Dr Ghassan and his wife were sentenced to prison for 15 and 5 years respectively. However following several retrials for many of the arrested medics by civilian and criminal courts, Dr Ghassan had his sentence reduced to 1 year whilst his wife was acquitted. A video of their reaction to the original sentences will be available soon.---- For more information about the medical professionals on trial in Bahrain visit www.frontlinedefenders.org.
For part 1 - http://www.storyvault.com/video/view/bahrain_doctor_missing_the_birth_of_my_child_part_1_of_2
In Part 1, Dr Nabil and his wife Veronica talk about their experiences of Nabil's arrest whilst Veronica was pregnant and the impact it had on both when Nabil was banned by Bahraini authorities from travelling to France to witness the birth of his first child, a baby boy, Gabriel.