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Bahrain: Further Information: Court of Cassation upholds death sentence: Maher Abbas Ahmad

, Index number: MDE 11/7803/2018

On 29 January, Bahrain’s Court of Cassation upheld the death sentence imposed against Maher Abbas Ahmad following a trial which relied on “confessions” extracted under torture. If the King ratifies his sentences, he will be at imminent risk of execution.

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