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Bahrain - Court upholds acquittal on charge of torturing journalist

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders and Media Legal Defence Initiative condemn yesterday's decision by a Manama appeal court to uphold Police Lt. Sarah Al-Moosa's acquittal on charges of torturing and mistreating Nazeeha Saeed, Bahrain correspondent for France 24 and Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya. “The appeal court's decision to confirm the police officer's acquittal clearly shows the lack of independence of the Bahraini judicial system and the duplicitous nature of the government's concern for its image in (...)

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