Bahrain wrongly detained family of UK protester, UN rights group rules

Detained trio were all related to British-based human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei

Bahrain has been found guilty by a UN body of arbitrarily detaining three relatives of a British-based human rights activist as a reprisal for his protest in London against the visit of the king of Bahrain in 2017.

The UN, in a judgment published on Thursday, has called for all three to be released from detention and suggested the evidence shows they have been the victims of torture and false confessions.

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Source: The Guardian
Bahrain wrongly detained family of UK protester, UN rights group rules