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“Despite reluctance of many people to document the torture, and cruel and degrading treatments that they have suffered from, fearing detention and pursuit, the Liberties and Human Rights Department (LHRD) in Al Wefaq was able to observe 144 caseof torture outside prisons in 2013, this included 28 children”, this is taken from the 2013 human rights report released by Al Wefaq National Islamic Society in May 2014.
Qatar has taken a sharp turn in fortune in the past year, going from influential regional power to almost complete isolation.
With ISIS on the border, Saudi Arabia is nervous about the terrorist incursion, but remains the source of its greatest support