January, 2014: abuse continues with a crackdown on the media. Rihana al Mousawi was working peacefully with the Salvation Army ambulance, helping the injured during the demonstrations in Bahrain, until she was arrested and then beaten, tortured and humiliated.in custody. She has been sentenced to five years in prison on trumped-up charges.
Ahmed Humaidan a freelance photographer who covered the protests in Bahrain, was arrested/abducted by 15 plainclothes police/security officers in a shopping mall. He was forced to stand blindfolded for hours holding a package he was told was a bomb, and was tortured. He has been charged with "demonstrating illegally" and "using violence to assault police and damage public properties" during the demonstrations on the island of Sitra.
From 2011: medical staff from the Salmaniya Medical Complex in Manama are subjected to torture and abuse, and unfair trials with predetermined outcomes.
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