Profiles in Persecution

Profiles in Persecution: Jasim Ahmed Dharab

Profiles in Persecution: Jasim Ahmed Dharab

Jasim Ahmed Dharab is a 21-year-old Bahraini University student. He was arrested and tortured by Bahraini authorities and subjected to an unfair trial. Jasim was one of 14 individuals tried in the “February 14 Coalition” case, referring to a largely informal online group which the Bahraini government has designated a […]

Profiles in Persecution: Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace

Profiles in Persecution: Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace

Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace was a Bahraini academic, human rights activist, and blogger until 2011, when he was detained for his participation in protests. He is one of the “Bahrain Thirteen,” a group of 13 political leaders who were arrested for their role in the 2011 pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. Dr. […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mahdi Alaiwi

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mahdi Alaiwi

Ali Mahdi Alaiwi was a 17-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested without a warrant and subjected to an unfair trial. Ali is currently incarcerated in Jau Prison, where he has recently suffered from ill health. On 22 May 2013,  regular police officers and riot police, as well as officers […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Hadeer Abdulla Abadi is a 25-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Isa Town Detention Center for Women. The authorities have mistreated her, threatened her with lengthy jail time, and continue to hold her in pre-trial detention. On 10 January 2019, someone from the Criminal Investigation Directorate […]