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Bahrain refers deaths implicating police to prosecutor
08 Dec 2011 – Reuters

DUBAI, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Bahrain has ordered the public prosecutor to investigate all deaths and torture cases implicating the police as part of efforts at political reconciliation following a crackdown on pro-democracy protests earlier this year.

The state news agency said on Thursday the measures followed the recommendations of an inquiry commission set up by the government that investigated the unrest in the Gulf state. Inspired by revolts in Tunisia and Egypt, thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets in February and March to demand an end to control of the government by the al Khalifa family.

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashed bin Abdullah al-Khalifa “issued an order to refer all cases related to deaths, torture and inhumane treatment implicating police to the Public Prosecution,” BNA news agency said. The minister also ordered that cameras be installed to “ensure visual and audio recording for all official interviews of detainees”, BNA reported.

The inquiry panel acknowledged that five people had been tortured to death but said there was no official policy to abuse protesters. …more