Document - Bahrain: Further information on Fear of torture / possible prisoner of conscience: Muhammad Ahmad Jum'a Shafi'i

PUBLICAI Index: MDE 11/04/98

9 April 1998

Further information on 317/97 (MDE 11/09/97, 7 October 1997) - Fear of torture/ Possible prisoner of conscience

BAHRAINMuhammad Ahmad Jum‘a Shafi‘i, aged 35

Muhammad Ahmad Jum‘a Shafi‘i has reportedly been tried by the State Security Court and sentenced to six months’ imprisonment and a fine of 100 Bahraini Dinars. Details of any charges brought against him are still unclear. As he has already served six months in prison since his arrest on 3 September 1997, Muhammad Ahmad Jum‘a Shafi‘i was released on 2 April 1998.

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