Women Rights Activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh Arrested by NSA, Serious Risk of Torture
4 July 2017 – Police have arrested woman Human Rights Defender Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, 48, in a midnight raid on her home. She is believed to be detained by the National Security Agency, and is at high risk of torture. Al-Sayegh was tortured at the NSA building in Muharraq in May. The NSA is the cite of many recent torture allegations and is headed by Sheikh Talal Al Khalifa, a Bahraini royal and Sandhurst graduate.
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