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Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous Launches Open Hunger Strike over Denied Treatment

2016-02-20 - 12:36 am

Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahraini prisoner of conscience Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous launched an open hunger strike on Thursday (February 18, 2016) over the ongoing denial of his right to treatment.

Al-Mahrous, who is sentenced to 15 years in prison, stressed that the authorities in Jaw Central Prison are preventing him from going to the hospital to receive treatment as well as taking medications, stressing that "he and his family are subjected to maltreatment during visits."

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