Tag: Human Rights

Mohammad Sahwan Dies in Jau Prison, Police Attack His Funeral

Mohammad Sahwan Dies in Jau Prison, Police Attack His Funeral

17 March 2017 – Mohammad Sahwan, a victim of excessive use of force by police in 2012, died of sudden cardiac arrest yesterday in Bahrain’s Jau Prison. Mohammad Sahwan is the first political detainee to die in Jau Prison since 2011. Today, his funeral in Sanabis was attended by thousands […]

Bahrain government targets family of exiled human rights activist

Bahrain government targets family of exiled human rights activist

“We’re going to get the animal – your husband – and he is going to pay. We’re going to start with your family and with his family. We’re going to get you one by one…” – Bahrain security officer to Ms. al-Wadaei On 2 March 2017, authorities from the Government […]