Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights Calls for Investigation into Death of Political Prisoner Malallah
2021-04-13 - 1:33 am
Bahrain Mirror: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for an independent investigation into the death of political prisoner Abbas Malallah in prison.
We take note of the decision of the Bahraini authorities to release a number of prisoners of conscience following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in prison, and we urge the State of Bahrain to release all prisoners of conscience at heightened risk of the COVID-19 pandemic," said the OHCHR on its official Facebook page.
"We regret the death of Abbas MalAllah in prison, and call for an impartial and independent investigation in his death, and a re-assessment of the health conditions in prisons to prevent the recurrence of such incidents," the Office added.