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U.N. urges Bahrain to end torture, solitary confinement

U.N. urges Bahrain to end torture, solitary confinement

The United Nations Committee against Torture on Friday called on Bahrain to release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab from more than nine months of solitary confinement and investigate widespread allegations of ill-treatment and torture of detainees. Bahrain’s mainly Shi’ite Muslim-led opposition ...

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U.N. Urges Bahrain to End Torture, Solitary Confinement

U.N. Urges Bahrain to End Torture, Solitary Confinement

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations Committee against Torture on Friday called on Bahrain to release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab from more than nine months of solitary confinement and investigate widespread allegations of ill-treatment and torture of detainees. Bahrain’s mainly ...

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German reporter denied Bahrain visa to cover FIFA congress

German reporter denied Bahrain visa to cover FIFA congress

Supporters of Bahraini Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa hold signs reading “Supporting the clean man” and “FIFA will be safe with Salman” in Zurich, Switzerland, February 26, 2016. (AP/Michael Probst) New York, May 10, 2017–Bahraini immigration authorities should grant freelance ...

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