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Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Mohamed Merza Moosa was a prominent Bahraini athlete who won several gold medals in international competitions for Jiu-jitsu in Brazil, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between 2008 and 2010. Like Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi, Mohamed was subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial following the government […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor

Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor is a 27-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Jau Prison. Bahraini authorities subjected him to physical and mental torture from the moment of his arrest, including denial of medical care. Officers from the Ministry of Interior and officers in plain clothing and masks […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh

Profiles in Persecution: Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh

Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh, former spokesperson of the now-dissolved Islamic Action Society (Amal) and counselor to its Secretary-General Mohammed Ali Mahfouz, was arrested in Bahrain in April 2013. Since then, he has been disappeared, tortured, and convicted on politically-motivated charges. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where he is routinely denied access […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Ebrahim Ahmed

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Ebrahim Ahmed

Husain Ebrahim Ahmed is a 28-year-old Bahraini who was arrested in 2015. Since then Husain has been forcibly disappeared, subjected to an unfair trial and brutal torture, and denied healthcare by Bahraini authorities. On 29 August 2015, officers in plain clothing, officers from the Special Security Force Command (SSFC), and […]