Profile in persecution: Hasan Abdulla Ahmed

Hasan Abdulla Ahmed was only 19 years old when he was arrested without a reason or warrant. He is currently held in Jau Prison, where he suffers from various medical conditions amidst medical negligence and ambiguity at the hands of the administration. On 31 July 2014, Hasan was on his way to Mecca to perform[…]

Profile in Persecution: Habib AbdulHusain Hasan

Habib AbdulHusain Hasan, a 17-year-old high school student when he was beaten and warrantlessly arrested. He was consequently tortured and subjected to fair trial violations. He is currently serving his sentence in Jau Prison. On 5 November 2015, Habib was arrested by riot police and officers in civilian clothing.  Habib was chased and took shelter[…]

Four Irish deputies question the Minister for Foreign Affairs on Bahrain’s human rights record action he intends to take and the case of Dr Abduljalil Alsingace

 Four different Irish Deputies were able to address the Foreign Minister directly about the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain as well as the case of Dr Abduljalil Alsingace. On Tuesday 30th, Deputy Brendan Griffin who is a representative of the Fine Gael party, asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views in relation to[…]

Profile in Persecution: Hasan Hameed Meshaimea

Hasan Hameed Meshaimea was 25 years old when he was warrantlessly arrested in a pool by masked police officers. He was then subjected to physical and psychological torture and forced to confess. He is currently held at Dry Dock Detention Center where he is still awaiting the judgment of his trial. On 1 October 2020,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Mahmood Ali AlAlawi

Sayed Mahmood Ali AlAlawi was a 21-year-old student when Bahraini authorities warrantlessly arrested him from his house in Hawrat Sanad in September 2020. Since his detention, Sayed Mahmood has developed severe psychological problems which required his transfer to a psychiatric hospital, where he remains today, facing imprisonment for the second time in his life as[…]