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Bahrain: Attorney General avoids Irish court torture hearing

An application to summon Attorney General Ali Bin Fadhul Al-Buainain to a court hearing in Dublin, on claims that he was involved with the torture of a political activist, have been rejected by the court. Judge Gráinne O’Neill said she didn’t believe a sufficient link had been shown between the alleged toture and Al-Buainain, who was thought to be in Dublin for a meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors, according to The Irish Times.

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