Case History: Jalila Salman
Security forces arrested Jalila Salman on 29 March 2011. She was detained for more than 4 months, allegedly tortured, and sentenced to 3 years in prison. On 21 September 2012, her sentence was reduced to six months' imprisonment by an appeals court.
Jalila Salman, Vice President of the Bahrain Teachers Association (BTA), was among several board members of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA) arrested in Manama after the group called for a teachers’ strike amid wide-scale pro-reform protests in March 2011.