Bahrain police install cameras to curb abuse




 
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Bahrain police install cameras to curb abuse
 
March 22nd, 2012  
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Bahrain police install cameras to curb abuse
MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain is installing video cameras in police stations to try to clean up its human rights image after crushing a pro-democracy uprising last year, but activists say off-camera abuse continues in other locations. At al-Hoora station in Manama, closed circuit television will record police interrogations in rooms with padded grey walls. Rooms without cameras are set aside for detainees to consult lawyers. Other areas of the station are also monitored. "We chose the color grey because it's an international standard and it calms people. ...




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