Bahrain’s prime minister thanks accused torturer for his service while telling loyalists they are above the law

On 1st July 2013, the Bahrain Third Higher Criminal Court acquitted Mubarak bin Huwail, a Bahraini police officer accused of torturing six medics. One of his alleged victims and former head of Bahrain Nursing Society, Rula al-Saffar, describes how Huwail tortured her and the other medics. “The principal investigator, Maj Mubarak bin Huwail, tortured us. […]