Profiles in Persecution

Profiles in Persecution: Sami Ahmed Meftah

Profiles in Persecution: Sami Ahmed Meftah

Sami Ahmed Meftah is a 38-year-old Bahraini citizen who was subjected to torture and psychological abuse while in the custody of Bahraini security forces. According to local testimony gathered by ADHRB, on 7 April 2011 Bahraini security forces – reportedly accompanied by Saudi personnel – seized Sami during a home […]

Profiles in Persecution: Munir Al Adam

Profiles in Persecution: Munir Al Adam

Munir Al Adam is a Saudi citizen and victim of torture who now faces a death sentence. On 8 April 2012, security forces detained him at a checkpoint. He was accused of attending a pro-democracy protest and taken to the al-Qatif police station. At the police station, authorities subjected Munir […]

Profiles in Persecution: Khalil Ebrahim al-Saffar

Profiles in Persecution: Khalil Ebrahim al-Saffar

Khalil Ebrahim al-Saffar is a 21-year-old Bahraini citizen who was detained on 15 September 2015 from his family’s home. Six security officers raided the house without a warrant or any explanation. The family was informed that Khalil would be returned after an hour-long interrogation; instead, he never came back home. […]