Campaigns

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Fadhel Abbas Isa is a 33-year-old Bahraini customs broker. Sentenced in absentia to seven years of imprisonment for arson in 2013, tortured in 2014, and then sentenced to life imprisonment in 2015, Fadhel is currently held in Jau Prison. On 2 November 2014, five officers in plain clothing arrested Fadhel […]

Profiles in Persecution: Anonymous Victim of Torture

Profiles in Persecution: Anonymous Victim of Torture

ADHRB recently received a handwritten letter from a victim of torture in Bahrain. Due to fear of reprisals and further abuse in prison, ADHRB has decided to conceal the victim’s identity and preserve anonymity. For this reason, some information is redacted as it could be used to identify the victim. […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed AbdulHasan Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed AbdulHasan Husain

Ahmed AbdulHasan Husain is a 36-year-old financial inspector and father who has been arbitrarily detained and tortured by Bahraini authorities. After an unfair trial he was sentenced to prison in Bahrain’s notorious Jau facility where he continues to be denied adequate healthcare for his injuries. At 2:00am on 3 November […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Mohamed Qambar

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Mohamed Qambar

Hasan Mohamed Qambar is a 29-year-old Bahraini citizen currently detained in Jau Prison. Hasan is a photojournalist who documented human rights violations in Bahrain during the 2011 uprising. Authorities arrested him in April 2011 after he covered the first two months of the pro-democracy protests in February and March. He […]