Bahrain: Further information: Human rights defender tortured in detention

Index Number: MDE 11/024/2011

‘Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, a prominent human rights defender, has allegedly been tortured in detention and had to undergo surgery as a result of the injuries sustained. He is now being held in an unknown location in Bahrain. Two members of parliament were detained on 1 May 2011 and may also be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

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