Bahrain Middle East

UN Urges Bahrain to End Torture, Solitary Confinement

Manama (Tasnim) – 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 Shiite Muslim-led opposition has faced a government crackdown since last year in the  Persian Gulf kingdom. […]