Bahraini forces detain several Shia citizens after home-raids

SHAFAQNA- Bahrain regime forces early morning hours have detained innocent Shia Muslims during home raids in several areas yesterday on Wednesday, The Shia Post reporsts.

The Liberties and Human Rights Department in Al Wefaq National Islamic Society has also confirmed the reports about a number of home raids carried out by Bahrain security forces on Wednesday early morning hours.

A number of citizens were arrested during the raids, including relatives of martyrs, whilst 6 women were called in to appear at the Central Investigations Department (CID).

The LHRD outlines that the arrests are arbitrary and violate fundamental rights such as to be informed of the charges and reasons of arrest.

The arrested citizens were put incommunicado and have not been allowed to call their families or lawyers about the charges being prepared for them while they are behind bars.

The LHRD in Al Wefaq stresses that these arrests are considered arbitrary by the constitution and international law and the arrested citizens must be released. Such arrests have usually been based on the citizens’ exercise of political and civil rights relating to freedom of expression.

source : Shia post

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