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Bahrain Bans Protests: Human Rights Activist Says 'Physical, Psychological, Sexual' Torture Continues (VIDEO)

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Posted: 08/07/2013 4:08 pm EDT  |  Updated: 08/07/2013 4:42 pm EDT

Bahrain human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja says the government there is escalating its crackdown on protests in advance of a major opposition rally, and says that the regime continues to torture detainees. Al-Khawaja, President of The Bahrain Center For Human Rights, appeared on HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss the Bahraini government's ban on protests as well as the cases of a photojournalist and blogger who were arrested and abused by police with host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin.

 

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