The Government Responds to the United Nations Letters on Torture
The National Security Apparatuses still practices torture against Detainees in Security Issues
1 August 2009
The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights expresses its deep concern regarding the information received from the families of detainees in the case of burning the Pakistani immigrant Sheikh Mohammed Riyadh, where the Public Prosecution’s statements indicated that in March 2009 a group of youth from Ma’ameer village encountered a car – Pick Up type – which was driven by the deceased in Ma’ameer area, where a group of masked men encountered him and started throwing Molotov cocktails, the car was damaged and this led to him getting burnt and dieing after a while of being transferred to the government hospital. The Public Prosecution accused ten people from Ma’ameer village with (premeditated murder, burning private property and exposing people to danger, and possession of explosive devices).