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Bahrain - Policewoman acquitted of torturing France 24 correspondent

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Read in Arabic (بالعربية) On 22 October, a court in Manama cleared a policewoman of torture and ill-treatment in the course of her duties when a female Bahraini journalist, Nazeeha Saeed, was assaulted and beaten in custody during anti-government protests last year. Saeed, a correspondent for France 24 and Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya, had been summoned to a police station for questioning in the city of Rifa'a on 22 May last year. Lieutenant Sarah al-Musa was the first female officer to be (...)

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