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.
No further action is requested from the UA network. Thank you to all those who sent appeals.