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Day 250 of #SingaceHungerStrike - Will You Write?

November 26, 2015

 

Today marks day 250 of Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace's hunger strike in protest of torture and the ill treatment of prisonersat Bahrain's Jau Prison, where he is currently serving a life sentence on charges related to his peaceful activism.

 

Endangered Scholars Worldwide along with Scholars ar Risk are gravely concerned over reports that Dr. Al-Singace, a professor of mechanical engineering and a human rights activist, is suffering severe health complications, including respiratory and musculoskeletal issues and sickle cell disease, and is in urgent need of medical attention. 

 

To mark day 250, Scholars at Risk is reissuing a call for letters respectfully urging the authorities to reconsider any convictions related to Dr. Al-Singace's peaceful exercise of free speech and association and to ensure his well-being and access to medical attention while in custody, in accordance with international human rights standards.

 

Take action with SAR by signing a letter of appeal on behalf of Dr. Al-Singace and sharing this message with your networks.

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