Medical letter writing action: Tunisia: Thameur Jaoua
Thameur Jaoua, a 28-year-old political prisoner charged with supporting the illegal Islamic party al-Nahda, was arrested in January 1993 while convalescing from back surgery. AI is concerned about reports that he has been beaten in prison and that he is reported to be without access to medical care. His condition has reportedly deteriorated: he is apparently virtually unable to walk and the scar at the site of his operation is reported to have reopened.
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