Delegation travels to Bahrain in bid to secure doctors’ release

An Irish delegation that includes several politicians plans to travel to Bahrain on July 12 in an effort to pressurise the Bahraini authorities to release arrested doctors and nurses there.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
2nd July, 2011

An Irish delegation that includes several politicians plans to travel to Bahrain on July 12 in an effort to pressurise the Bahraini authorities to release arrested doctors and nurses there.

The group will include MEP Marian Harkin, former minister for foreign affairs David Andrews and Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power.

The group wants the Bahraini authorities to release the doctors and nurses who were arrested during the pro-democracy demonstrations in the Gulf nation earlier...

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