The Killing of Abdulla al-Madani, Muhammed Ghuloom Bucheeri & Saeed al-Owainati

On the evening of 18th November 1976,  Sheikh Abdulla al-Madani, a former politician and editor of the weekly newspaper ‘Al-Mawaqef”, was found dead in a patch of desolate land near the village of Jidhafs in the North of Bahrain. He had been stripped, beaten, and stabbed to death. The police arrested three Bahraini men for … Continue reading The Killing of Abdulla al-Madani, Muhammed Ghuloom Bucheeri & Saeed al-Owainati

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