Profile in Persecution: Habib Ali AlFardan

Habib Ali AlFardan was a 30-year-old Bahraini shop owner from Sar, who had undergone brain tumor removal less than four months before his arrest in 2015 after his house was raided at dawn. After being forcibly disappeared and tortured, Habib was convicted in an unfair trials. He is currently serving his sentence in Jau Prison.[…]

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[…]

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[…]