Salam DHR report on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Torture and Ill-Treatment in Bahrain

Salam DHR report on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On June 26th, the United Nations annually commemorates the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Salam for Democracy and Human Rights (Salam DHR)’s report, Torture and Ill-Treatment in Bahrain, documents Bahrain’s systematic torture after the 2011Uprising. 

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, this report attempts to commemorate the entry into force of the CAT – analyzing briefly the prohibition of torture throughout multiple legal mechanisms and norms – before examining Bahrain’s role in the facilitation of torture against its citizens – a fact of torture largely inconsistent with the practice of torture. This analysis will also be interwoven with stories of Bahraini citizen’s torture at the hands of the State. 

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