Tag: torture

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 […]

ADHRB Condemns Unfair Trial, Imminent Executions in Bahrain

ADHRB Condemns Unfair Trial, Imminent Executions in Bahrain

21 May 2018 – The Court of Cassation, Bahrain’s highest court, today confirmed the sentences against twelve men convicted for alleged terror offenses in an unfair trial marred by reports of torture and other due process violations. Two of the individuals were sentenced to death and are now at imminent […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Radhi Salman

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Radhi Salman

Ali Radhi Salman is a 28-year-old Bahraini citizen who served as a data auditor at the National Institution of Excavations before his arrest in 2012. He has been subjected to torture and sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison in an unfair trial. He currently remains in Jau […]