Geneva: France Demands Bahrain to Unconditionally Abolish Death Penalties
2017-05-02 - 2:10 am
Bahrain Mirror - Exclusive: France expressed concern over resorting to implement the death penalty in Bahrain, calling on it to immediately and unconditionally abolish this penalty.
In its intervention on Monday (May 1, 2017) during the 27th UPR session in Geneva on Bahrain's human rights record, France recommended that Bahrain "adopts measures to guarantee rights to peaceful protest and assembly."
It also urged Bahrain to "respect right to freedom of expression and press", calling for the guarantee of an independent judiciary and right to fair trial.
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