Bahraini activist arrested over torture claims, says rights group
A Bahraini activist was arrested at her home late on Monday by masked and armed state security officers, a rights group said on Tuesday.
The arrest of Ebtisam al-Sayeh comes a month after she complained of being tortured and sexually assaulted when she was summoned for questioning, according to the London-based Bahrain Centre for Rights and Democracy (BIRD).
Amnesty International on Tuesday urged Bahraini authorities to release the human rights activist, who it said was at "high risk of torture".
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