[JURIST] Seven police officers in Bahrain have been charged with torturing and mistreating medical professionals who were detained during opposition protests held in March 2011, authorities said Monday. The police officers were trying to coerce the medical professionals into confessing that they committed misdemeanor assault and slander [Gulf News report]. The police officers' trial is scheduled to start [BBC report] on October 1. The two police officers who are accused of committing the most serious infractions will be tried in...

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