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HR Organizations Call on Bahrain to Release Dr. Al-Singace on 2nd Anniversary of his Hunger Strike

2023-07-12 - 3:32 p

Bahrain Mirror: Human rights organizations sent a letter to the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa demanding them to release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace after two years of hunger strike.

The organizations expressed "grave concern for the well-being of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and renewed calls to release Dr. Al-Singace immediately and unconditionally, and in the meantime, to ensure he is held in conditions that meet international standards, receives his medication without delay and has access to adequate healthcare, in compliance with medical ethics, and ensure that his arbitrarily confiscated research is immediately transferred to his family members."

The signatories are: ALQST for Human Rights, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Amnesty International, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES), CIVICUS, English PEN, European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), Front Line Defenders, Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), Human Rights First, IFEX, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), PEN America, PEN International, Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), REDRESS, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Scholars at Risk.

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