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Bahrain: Free Ailing Academic

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace. © Private (Beirut) – The Bahrain authorities should free Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace, an academic imprisoned since 2011, 15 organizations including Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the king of Bahrain. Al-Singace, 60, has been on a long-term hunger strike and has post-polio syndrome and numerous other health conditions. He is being denied adequate medical care, his family said. “It is outrageous that Bahraini authorities are apparently denying Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace the medical care he urgently needs, in addition to his deeply…

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