Document - Bahrain: Further information on health and legal concern / fear of forcible exile: Nazi Karimi (f)

EXTERNAL (for general distribution)AI Index: MDE 11/09/95

Distr: UA/SC


12 May 1995


Further information on UA 104/95 (MDE 11/05/95, 1 May 1995) - Health and legal concern/Fear of forcible exile


Bahrain:Nazi Karimi (f), aged 29, university student





Amnesty International has learned that Nazi Karimi was released from detention on 10 May. Her condition is said to be frail but no further information is available at present on the circumstances surrounding her release or whether she and relatives remain under threat of forcible exile.


FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/telexes/faxes/express and airmail letters:


- welcoming the release of Nazi Karimi;


- urging that all detainees arrested in connection with the widespread protests in Bahrain be granted prompt and regular access to their families, lawyers and independent doctors as necessary;


- urging that these detainees be released promptly unless they are to be charged with a recognizable criminal offence and tried in accordance with international standards for fair trial.


APPEALS TO:


His Highness

Shaikh 'Issa Bin Salman Al Khalifa

Office of His Highness the Amir

P.O.Box 555

The Amiri Court

Rifa'a Palace, Bahrain

Telexes:8666 Qasar BN; 8500 Qasar BN

Telegrams: His Highness the Amir, al-Manama, Bahrain

Faxes: +973 668884

Salutation: Your Highness


His Excellency

Shaikh Muhammad Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

Minister of Interior

P.O.Box 13, al-Manama, Bahrain

Telexes:9572 PSMKT BN or 8333 ALAMAN BN

Telegrams: Minister of Interior, al-Manama, Bahrain

Faxes: +973 276765 or 290526

Salutation: Your Excellency


His Excellency

Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa

Prime Minister

P.O.Box 1000, al-Manama, Bahrain

Telexes:9336 PROM BN or 7889 PMPO BN

Salutation: Your Excellency


COPIES OF YOUR APPEALS TO: Diplomatic representatives of Bahrain accredited to your country.


PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat, or your section office, if sending appeals after 23 June 1995.

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