The trial of 23 persons (human rights defenders, political activists, bloggers, and the men of religion) started at 10 am, attended the court hearing, representatives from the embassies, defense lawyers, representatives of the international organization as well as some local media and some relatives of the detainees.
Bahraini security forces prevented a group of people from entering the court:
1 – Mr. AbdulHadi khalaf – Prof. in Sweden university and Politician
2 – Mr. Ali Rabiea – Political Activist.
3- Ms.Ghada Jamsheer – a defender of human rights.
In addition to activists and families of some detainees.
Attended by new defense appointed by the Minister of Justice to defend the detainees.
The defense requested from the judge that he asks the defendant to accept them as their legal defense .