Jailed Islamic scholar Ramadan hospitalised near Paris


Tariq Ramadan, 55, a prominent Islamic scholar and preacher and a professor of contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford University, who was placed in preventive detention earlier this month as part of a French judicial investigation into two separate accusations of rape, was transfered from prison to hospital this weekend for treatment of complications from multiple sclerosis.   

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Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was remanded in custody in France on rape charges earlier in the month, has been hospitalised due to multiple sclerosis, his support group has announced, reports FRANCE 24.