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Bahrain: Address Hunger Strike Grievances

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Bahraini anti-government protesters raise signs with images of jailed human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja Friday, April 6, 2012, in Jidhafs, Bahrain. © 2012 AP Photo/Hasan Jamali (Beirut) – Bahrain should take urgent steps to address the grievances of hundreds of prisoners now on hunger strike and ensure that prisoners are treated humanely, as required under international law, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should also release anyone serving a prison term solely for exercising their right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, starting…

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