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Bahrain: Death Sentences Despite Torture Claims

Expand Mohamed Ramadan (left) and Ali Moosa (right).   © Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (Beirut) – Bahrain’s authorities should overturn the death sentences following unfair trials against two men who say they were tortured, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said today. The Court of Cassation, Bahrain’s court of last resort, will issue the final verdict in the coming weeks. This is the second time the Court of Cassation will examine the case of Ali Moosa and Mohamed Ramadan. A criminal court on December 29, 2014 sentenced both to death…

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