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Canadian Tortured in Bahrain: Bring Him Home!

Naser Bader Al-Raas is a Canadian citizen who has been arrested, tortured, and imprisoned in Bahrain. 

Naser suffers from serious heart and lung problems. He has had two open-heart surgeries and requires special medication for his condition. He needs to return to Canada for medical treatment.

Amnesty International has declared Naser to be a prisoner of conscience, and called for the government to intervene:

Join the Facebook group "Free Naser" to receive updates on his status.  

You can find articles about Naser’s plight in the Toronto Star and the Vancouver Sun.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs)
    The Honourable Diane Ablonczy
  • Prime Minister of Canada
    The Right Honourable Stephen Harper
  • Undersecretary of International Affairs, Bahrain
    Karim Ebrahim Al-Shakar
  • Consular Directorate, Bahrain
    Yusuf Ahmed Abdullah
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs
    The Honourable John Baird
  • Member of Parliament Calgary Southwest
    Stephen Harper
  • Leader, Conservative Party of Canada / Chef, Parti Conservateur du Canada
    Stephen Harper

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