#REUTERS | Dr. Ghassan Daif hugs his wife Dr.Zahra Alsammak after hearing the verdict announced in his trial by a court in Manama June 14, 2012. A Bahrain appeals court convicted nine medics on Thursday for their role in last year's pro-democracy uprising, and acquitted nine others, in a controversial case that has drawn international criticism of the U.S.-allied Gulf Arab state. Daif was given a year-long sentence. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed