Abdulhadi al-Khawaja nears death from hunger strike in Bahrain - his daughter Zainab speaks out (Abdulhadi is member of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Advisory Network)
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Author: Amnesty Intl.
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is one of 14 Bahraini activists arrested in March and April last year, following their involvement in anti-government protests early in 2011. Amnesty considers all of them to be Prisoners of Conscience. Abdulhadi has been on hunger strike since 8 February 2012.
Author: Al Jazeera
Protests in Bahrain have increased as Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja's hunger strike enters its 60th day and Bahrain rejects a request to transfer him to Denmark. Al-Khawaja's daughter, Zainab, has told Al Jazeera that he sounds very weak. "Dying with dignity is better than living in humiliation," she said, quoting her father.