King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa. File / AFP
King Hamad has ordered that the citizenship of 551 Bahrainis revoked by courts be restored, official media said on Sunday.
The king, who can reverse court decisions, requested that the competent authorities take into account "the nature of crimes committed," the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
"His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued an order, reinstating the citizenship of 551 convicts whose nationality had been revoked as per court rulings," BNA reported.
The interior ministry has been instructed to examine files and prepare lists of those to be freed.
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