Systematic Torture in Bahrain


The 18 page report, entitled Systematic violations in Bahrain … a pattern of torture is divided into eight sections. The second examines the unconstitutionality of the practice in Bahrain; followed by a discussion of the total impunity enjoyed by perpetrators of the practice. The fourth briefly looks at the locations where torture is allged to take place in Bahrain and the fifth, the means for holding officials to account. The penultimate section considers repeated UN recommendations to the government before concluding that the ongoing, state denial of torture; its failure to bring alleged torturers to justice keeps open the wounds of yesterday, forbidding any closure.

The full report: Systematic Torture in Bahrain