Friday, May 10, 2013

Bahrain: Rights defender faces 60 days in detention


Bahrain Center for Human Rights

  • Immediately and unconditionally release Naji Fateel and all human rights defenders and activists held in Bahrain as a result of their peaceful and legitimate human rights activities;
  • Carry out an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation into all reports of alleged torture of Naji Fateel with the goal of publishing the results and bringing those responsible to justice in line with international standards;
  • Guarantee the physical and psychological integrity and security of Naji Fateel;
  • Guarantee in all circumstances that all human rights defenders in Bahrain are able to carry out their legitimate human rights activities without fear of reprisals, and free of all restrictions including judicial harassment.