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Bahrain: Joint statement: 11 rights groups call for immediate release of Hajer Mansoor Hasan, Sayed Nazar Alwadaei and Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor

Index Number: MDE 11/9915/2019

The undersigned organisations, call on the authorities in Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release Hajer Mansoor Hasan, Sayed Nazar Alwadaei and Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor, to ensure their convictions and sentences are quashed, and to drop all additional fabricated charges Mr Nazar Alwadaei is facing. On 25 February 2019, the Court of Cassation in Bahrain will issue its verdict in the appeal against the three-year prison sentence handed to all three individuals. If the sentence is upheld, they will have exhausted all legal remedies available to them.

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