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Urgent Action Update: Harassment of severely ill ex-MP continues

Osama al-Tamimi, a former MP who has suffered continued harassment together with his family by security forces, suffered a stroke following his arrest on 6 August 2019, leading to his hospitalization. Following his release by the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) on 11 August 2019, Osama al-Tamimi attempted to leave Bahrain to Oman to seek medical care on 16 August 2019. The airport authorities did not allow him to board the plane, citing a travel ban. The police later summoned him to appear at the al-Hoora police station on 18 August 2019; as his health deteriorated further he was immediately transferred to hospital where he was diagnosed with renal failure.

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Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English or Arabic to:

Shaikh Rashid bin ‘Abdullah Al Khalifa 
Ministry of Interior
P.O. Box 13, al-Manama, Bahrain
Fax: +973 1723 2661
Twitter: @moi_Bahrain 
Salutation: Your Excellency

Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa
Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs 
P. O. Box 450, al-Manama, Bahrain 
Fax: +973 1753 1284
Twitter: @Khaled_Bin_Ali
Salutation: Your Excellency

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HIS EXCELLENCY SHAIKH FAWAZ BIN MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain 30 Belgrave Square SW1X 8QB Tel: 020 7201 9170 Fax: 020 7201 9183

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