HRW: ‘Bahrain children beaten & tortured’ for taking part in protests
September 17, 2013
Human rights watch claims there is evidence that Bahraini security forces routinely detain and abuse children suspected of participating in anti-government protests. That’s according to a report, published today. Here we have a quote ‘Information recently obtained from victims, family members, and local rights activists suggests that Bahraini authorities often hold children for long periods in detention and subject them to similar forms of mistreatment as adult detainees, including beatings and threats of torture.’ Nicholas McGeehan, one of the authors of this press release, told RT some of the alarming details.
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