Bahrain revokes nationality of 72 on security grounds

January 31, 2015 2:13 PM

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Bahrain revokes nationality of 72 on security grounds

MANAMA (Reuters) - The Bahraini government has revoked the nationality of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state news agency BNA reported on Saturday.

A list published on the agency's website included names of well-known Sunni and Shi'ite Muslim families, suggesting the move did not focus solely on the protracted unrest by Bahrain's Shi'ite Muslim majority.

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