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[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim AlZaki

Ali Ebrahim AlZaki was a 20-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested while seeking medical treatment. He was tortured from that moment on until his forced confession. He is currently held in Jau Prison, where he faces mistreatment and medical negligence. Ali AlZaki was arrested on 19 April 2014 at AlBudaiya Health Center. Authorities surrounded[…]