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  • Statement from Hunger Striker on Jau Prison Conditions

    Statement from Hunger Striker on Jau Prison Conditions


    August 23, 2019
     23 August 2019 – Bahraini prisoner Ali Fakhrawi, one of hundreds of Bahraini prisoners on hunger strike, sent a voice recording from Jau Prison, detailing the appalling conditions for individuals in the “isolation”
  • Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh

    Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh


    August 22, 2019
    Hasan Ali Saleh is a 16-year-old Bahraini who was arrested in 2018 without a warrant during a raid on his father’s home. Hasan was forcibly disappeared, interrogated without a lawyer, tortured, and sentenced to seven
  • Launch of Multilingual Website on Bahraini Prisoners of Conscience

    Launch of Multilingual Website on Bahraini Prisoners of Conscience


    August 21, 2019
    The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), along with Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), launches a new and innovative
  • Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

    Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf


    August 15, 2019
    Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf is a 14-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2018 without a warrant at a religious assembly, interrogated him without a lawyer present, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He
  • Bahrain Releases Three Prominent Female Political Prisoners, Thousands Remain in Detention

    Bahrain Releases Three Prominent Female Political Prisoners, Thousands Remain in Detention


    August 14, 2019
    On 8 August 2019, the Bahraini government released two prominent female political prisoners, Ameera AlQashami and Faten Naser. Two days later, the government released a third prominent political prisoner, Najah Yusuf. Najah,
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