Shiite Iraqi Politician Calls for Release of Bahraini Democracy Hunger Striker After Long Detention
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Iraq’s Sadr calls for Bahrain activist’s release
Anti-US Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has called for the release of jailed Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months. “I demand his immediate release,” Sadr said in a statement released by his office in Najaf and obtained by AFP on Wednesday.