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Bahraini Human Rights Defenders Threatened on Twitter | Human Rights First

Bahraini Human Rights Defenders Threatened on Twitter | Human Rights First | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

During the past few days, a twitter account thought to be operated by former senior Bahrain Government official Adel Felaifil – who is widely believed to have committed and overseen torture in the country during the 1980s and 1990s – has sent hostile tweets to Mohammed Al-Maskati, President of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR), Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and Yousif Almuhafda, also of BCHR.

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Bahrain: Death threats against Messrs. Mohammed Al-Maskati, Nabeel Rajab and Yousef Al-Mahafdha / December 7, 2011 / Urgent Interventions / Human rights defenders / OMCT

Bahrain: Death threats against Messrs. Mohammed Al-Maskati, Nabeel Rajab and Yousef Al-Mahafdha / December 7, 2011 / Urgent Interventions / Human rights defenders / OMCT | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about the death threats made by a former official from the State Security Services against Mr. Mohammed Al-Maskati, President of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR), Mr. Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and FIDH Deputy Secretary General, and Mr. Yousef Al-Mahafdha, a member of BCHR.

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