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Bahrain revokes citizenships of 31 Shi'ite activists

Published on Nov 7, 2012 2:50 PM

DUBAI (AFP) - Bahraini authorities have revoked the citizenships of 31 Shi'ite activists, among them two former members of parliament, for having "undermined state security," state news agency BNA reported on Wednesday.

The names of the 31 activists, among them former MPs, brothers Jawad and Jalal Fairuz, were listed in the report, which quoted an interior ministry statement.