File - Salafist Sheikh Omar Bakri attends a protest in Beirut, Friday, April 20, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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According to Umm Bilal, a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Bakri in prison in mid-June, and reported to his family that although he did not suffer from physical injuries, his health and psychological condition were deteriorating.It is only allowed a monthly visit to prisoners in Rihanieh.According to his daughter's letter, Bakri is only allowed to receive visitors for four minutes, three times a week. Bakri, who holds Lebanese and Syrian citizenship, had lived in the U.K. for 20 years before fleeing to Lebanon after being accused of coordinating the 2005 London bombings with Al-Qaeda.Saqr referred the case to Military Judge Riad Abu Ghayda, who issued an arrest warrant against Bakri.If convicted, Bakri could face the death penalty.
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