Bahrain: Urgent joint call to release Abdul-Hadi al-Khawaja on his 60th Birthday and 10th anniversary of his detention

Index Number: MDE 11/3966/2021

A joint letter from civil society organizations to the United Nations Secretary General and diplomatic Missions, to bring to their attention the continued detention of human rights defender Abdul-Hadi Abdulla Hubail al-Khawaja. As he marks his 10th year in prison and commemorates his 60th birthday on 5 April 2021, the letter urges the United Nations through its Secretary General, governments around the world and representatives of the diplomatic community to urgently call on Bahraini authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally.

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