Prominent Scholars Urge UN to Condemn Suspension of Sheikh Qassim’s Citizenship

The Fourth Revolutionary War

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A group of prominent scholars and political activists from various parts of the world, including the US and Europe, penned a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, urging him to condemn the Bahraini regime’s decision to strip prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.

“…suspension of citizenship and deportation of Bahraini leaders particularly Sheikh Isa Qassim, is considered as a crime and UN is responsible to condemn those acts which violate international laws,” part of the letter read.

Following is the full text of the letter:

H. E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon

Secretary General of the United Nations

Mr. Secretary General

As you know the Bahraini people struggle peacefully to attain their own sovereignty for years and are expecting the organizations linked to Human Rights to help them. During these years they have been permanently oppressed as they were and still are demanding to have access…

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