Document - Amnesty International team in Bahrain

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

MEDIA ADVISORY


Date: 1 April 2011

AI Index: MDE 11/016/2011



Amnesty International team in Bahrain



An Amnesty International fact-finding team has today arrived in Bahrain for a week-long research trip.


Their key research objectives are to investigate:

- use of force by Bahrain government and other security forces;

- allegations of attacks targeting migrant workers; and

- arrests and detentions, including of prisoners of conscience and people charged in connection with recent protests,


Interviews with delegates in the team can be arranged via the Amnesty International Press Office on +44 (0) 7413 5566 or email press@amnesty.org


Languages: Delegates can give interviews in English, Arabic or Spanish.


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