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Possible Torture Investigation of Bahraini Prince Puts IOC and AFC on the Spot

James Dorsey | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
James Dorsey

Scotland Yard has opened an investigation into allegations that Prince Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa, the commander of Bahrain's armed forces, was involved in the torture of political detainees. The investigation could prove to be embarrassing for the president of the AFC and a relative of the prince, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa.