Human Rights Defender Tortured in Bahrain

According to his daughter, Maryam AlKhawaja, human rights defender Abdulhadi AlKhawaja has been severely tortured following his arrest on April 9. Also visit these links to Amnesty International ( http://amnesty.org/en/library/info/MDE11/024/2011/en ) and World Organisation Against Torture ( http://www.omct.org/human-rights-defenders/urgent-interventions/bahrain/2011/05/d21256/ ) for further information and how you can protest this inhumane and unjust treatment.
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Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
1. Abdulhadi Alkhawaja was seen at the Bahrain Defense hospital. According to sources his face was unrecognizable #bahrain #humanrights
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
2. due to the severity of the torture he had been subjected to, as he had several fractures to the jaw and to the skull. #bahrain #feb14
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
3. His arms and legs were black and it is believed to be the result of hanging for long periods of time. #bahrain #humanrights
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
4. Parts of his face and head had to be stitched due to the injuries. #bahrain #humanrights #feb14 #freealkhawaja

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