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Multiple Sclerosis Patient Detainee Mohammad Faraj Released after 5 Years in Prison

2020-01-23 - 2:37 am

Bahrain Mirror: The security authorities released today (Wednesday, January 22, 2020) at dawn multiple sclerosis patient detainee, Mohammad Faraj, after spending more than 5 years in prison.

Faraj is sentenced to 7 years in jail in a political case. He spent five years and one month of his prison term and was released within the alternative penalty law that included a number of political detainees.

In addition to Mohammad Faraj, the authorities released today cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mulla and Hussein Abdulaziz Al-Marri, who suffers from retinal detachment and vision loss.

The authorities released in the past two months a number of political detainees within the alternative penalty law or for humanitarian reasons. This step was welcomed by opposition figures.

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