Bahrain: GREAT NEWS – human rights defender and blogger Ali Abduleman released

(frontlinedefenders.org) Ali Abduleman human rights defender and founder of Bahrainonline.org has been released and reunited with his family. Ali Abduleman was one of a group of 11 human rights defenders arrested and held in pre-trial detention on charges of participation in a terrorist conspiracy. During their period in detention there were regular and credible allegations of torture of the detainees. Front Line has repeatedly called for the release of Ali Abduleman on the basis that there was no evivence to link him to the alleged crime and that the charges were politically motivated.

Source: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/node/14527

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