[JURIST] A court in Bahrain's capital, Manama, on Monday dropped the last charges against former member of parliament and Al-Wefaq [party website, in Arabic] leader Matar Matar [official twitter]. Two previous charges were dropped against Matar in August: "calling for regime change" and "spreading rumors linked to pro-democracy protests." The final charge, "undermining public security by assembling with a group of more than five people," was dropped on Monday, although Matar had been free since August. Matar claimed to be...

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