@maryamalkhawaja updates on #Bahrain rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja

A May 16 update from Maryam Alkhawaja on the dire situation of rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja. Have archived these Tweets for future reference. Our prayers go out to these activists bravely facing jail and torture.
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Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
1. After hearing for 21 #Bahrain detainees today, Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, prominent rights activist, told wife he is threatened with rape cont
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
2. According to Nabeel Rajab, he told her that last Friday four men took him from his jail cell, told him to apologize to king Hamad cont
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
3. He said show me what I have done wrong, and I will apologize. At that point the men took of their pants, he said, as if to rape him cont
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
4. They began to take off his pants; he was handcuffed & couldnt resist. He began banging his head against the wall until he was unconscious
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
5. When he tried to tell the judge about this in court hearing today, he was silenced. #Bahrain
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
1. Corrections to former tweets: alkhawaja banged his head against the floor, he was taken out of the court when he tried to speak #bahrain
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
2. They were 4 men and it was in a diff room than were they tried to force him to apologize #bahrain
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
3. Court was adjourned until the 22nd of May and alkhawaja is supposed to get a head scan for possible injuries #bahrain
Maryam Alkhawaja @MARYAMALKHAWAJA
My father, Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, was told that they were going to find me and rape me. #bahrain #Feb14

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