Syria: Medical Action: Mamun al-Humsi.

Syria: Medical Action: Mamun al-Humsi.

Index Number: MDE 24/006/2002
Date Published: 6 March 2002
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Syria

The lawyers of parliamentarian, Mamun al-Humsi, a prisoner of conscience on trial and charged with offences, including "attempting to change the constitution by illegal means", have urged that his hearing be deferred due to his poor health condition; and the fact that he is being denied access to specialist medical care as requested by a doctor who saw him at Adra prison where he is being held.

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