Tag: Death Penalty

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 […]

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Set for 5 September

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Set for 5 September

**Update 27 June 2018 – Today, the appeal by Bahrain’s Public Prosecution of Sheikh Ali Salman’s recent verdict has been granted a trial date of 5 September 2018. **Update 21 June 2018 – Today, Bahrain’s High Criminal Court found Sheikh Ali Salman innocent of politically motivated charges related to espionage, but the Public […]