BCHR: 61 Arrests within Last Week of August
2015-09-02 - 11:16 p
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it monitored 61 arrests within the last week of August (24-30 August 2015).
BCHR further stated that the aforementioned arrest cases were arbitrary and included 8 children. 19 citizens were released later on.
BCHR added in a statement that "42 citizens were arrested in house raids, 7 on the street, 3 at the Costa coffee shop, 3 others at the Bahrain International Airport, 2 on King Fahd Causeway, 2 others from their vehicles, one at a checkpoint and another near the coast."
As for political trials, BCHR monitored "the postponement of trials of 48 detainees, sentencing 7 detainees to 5 years in prison and another to 3 years behind bars."
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