Bahrain: Safeguards Against Torture
The APT, on the invitation of the UPR steering committee of Bahrain and UNDP, has conducted a second workshop for officials, on the prevention of torture in the Kingdom. The workshop, attended by judges and prosecutors, focused on safeguards against torture and ill-treatment. It took place from 21 – 22 June 2010.
In the context of the consideration of Bahrain’s first UPR report, Bahrain has committed itself to review its legislation and strengthen capacities in order to ensure an effective implementation of obligations under treaties such as the Convention against Torture.
Link (Gulf Daily News): Safeguarding Human Rights