Tag: Prisoners

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Shajjar

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Shajjar

Fadhel Abbas Shajjar is an 18-year-old Bahraini prisoner currently held in New Dry Dock Detention Center. He was arbitrarily arrested and subjected to torture as a minor. On 17 April 2016, Fadhel was arrested after 16 masked men in civilian clothing raided his home in Karbabad. The men raided the […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Mohamed

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Mohamed

Husain Mohamed is a 22-year-old Bahraini citizen currently held in Dry Dock Detention Center. He was arbitrarily arrested and subjected to torture during his detention. On 10 November 2015 at 2:30am, approximately 20 riot police officers along with other officers from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) raided Husain’s home. They […]

Profiles in Persecution: Fawzeya Mashaalla Mohamed Haji

Profiles in Persecution: Fawzeya Mashaalla Mohamed Haji

Fawzeya is a 56-year-old Bahraini woman who is currently being detained in the women’s prison in Isa Town. She has suffered ill treatment in prison, including denial of medical care by Bahraini prison authorities. On 15 December 2017, a group of masked officers in plain clothing arrived in approximately thirty […]