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UN group says Bahrain arbitrarily detained activist's family

Jan 10, 2019 - Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A United Nations group has criticized Bahrain for arbitrarily arresting three members of the family of a prominent exiled activist.

The U.N.'s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in a report dated Monday focused on the cases against the family members of Britain-based activist Sayed Alwadaei of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy.

The group found that Bahrain arbitrarily detained the three without warrants and didn't give them the right ...