01/18/2018

Urgent Action Update: Prisoner of Conscience Denied Medication (Bahrain: UA 139.11)


Hassan Mshaima, one of 11 jailed prominent Bahraini opposition activists, is being denied adequate healthcare in detention. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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Hassan Mshaima, one of 11 jailed prominent Bahraini opposition activists, is being denied adequate healthcare in detention. He is a prisoner of conscience.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging them to release Hassan Mshaima, and the remaining 10 opposition activists, immediately and unconditionally as they are prisoners of conscience, convicted solely for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and assembly;
  • Pending his release, urging the authorities to provide Hassan Mshaima access to adequate healthcare, including prescribed medication and regular check-ups, unhindered by unnecessary and degrading prison practices.

Contact these two officials by 1 March, 2018:

King
Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Issa Al Khalifa
Office of His Majesty the King
P.O. Box 555
Rifa’a Palace, al-Manama, Bahrain
Fax: +973 1766 4587
Salutation: Your Majesty

H.E. Ambassador Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
3502 International Drive NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 342 1111 I Fax: 1 202 362 2192
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @BahrainEmbDC
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

 2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 139.11
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