On 12 May , 2011 , National Safety Court ( Military court ) Sentenced Hassan Salman Al-Matooq, 29 years old to 3 years imprisonment.
On 24 March 2011, Mr.Matooq was arrested from the Salamanyia Hospital.
He is nurse and Freelance photographer.
On 9 May 2011, He was before National Safety Court ( Military court ). It was first hearing session. He attended without a lawyer ( His sister was present).
His charges includes, in addition to illegal gathering:
Fabrication pictures for the wounded and broadcast false news and fabricated photos about Bahrain to distort its reputation.
It’s believed he is targeted because of posting photos online of the inured protesters after the first security forces attack on 17 Feb 2011.
Update - 2 Dec 2011: Military provisions against freedom of expression upheld: three years in prison for the photographer and Nurse Hassan Matooq