Bahrain Live Blog
Bahrain - May 7, 2012 - 18:56
Security forces were called to the Saar Area of Bahrain's capital, Manama, on Sunday to secure the area and to check for any possible bomb threat devices as the authorities escalate a crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.
Nabeel Rajab, head of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), who is reported to have been arrested on his return from the Lebanese capital.
Prosecutors questioned the prominent human rights activist and critic of the country's ruling family about his tweets on social media platform Twitter before he was taken to court on Sunday morning on previous charges of organising a protest inside Manama in March, a member of the BCHR told Reuters.