Profile in Persecution: Ali Hasan AlAradi

Ali Hasan AlAradi, a student at the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Institute of Technology, was only 17 years old when he was first arrested while attending a funeral in Muharraq. Since his arrest, Ali has been transferred to various prisons and detention centers where he has sustained severe physical injuries due to torture and has[…]

Political Prisoners Remain Incommunicado Days After Assaults by Police at Bahrain’s Central Prison

20 April 2021 – Several political prisoners at Jau Prison in Bahrain remain incommunicado and unable to contact their families after being assaulted by riot police on Saturday 17 April, who entered Building 13 and violently attacked at least 35 inmates for holding a protest against poor prison conditions, the Americans for Democracy and Human[…]

Profile in Persecution: Hasan Asad Jasim Jasim Nesaif

Hasan Asad Jasim Jasim Nesaif was a 20-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested without a warrant in an ambush in the al-Naim area following a raid on his family home. Hasan was tortured and subjected to several human rights violations, including his right to due process and a fair trial. He is currently held[…]

Belgian Senator Raises Alarm Over Worsening Covid-19 Outbreak in Bahraini Prisons

A member of the Belgian Senate, Philippe Courard, tabled a written question to the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmes, regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak in Bahraini prisons.  Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes this parliamentary question and thanks Senator Courard for bringing attention to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in[…]

Bahrain Arrests Families of Political Prisoners Over Peaceful Protests

9 April 2021 – Family members of several prominent political prisoners have been detained in Bahrain over their participation in peaceful demonstration’s calling for the release of political prisoners, including Mohammed AlDaqqaq and death row inmate Mohammed Ramadhan, amid a crackdown on protests sparked by a severe and ongoing outbreak of coronavirus at Jau Prison,[…]