Profiles in Persecution

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim Salman

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim Salman

Ali Ebrahim Salman is a 30-year-old man who was arrested by Bahraini riot police without a warrant in 2017 and subjected to torture, which led to a deterioration of his health. He was sentenced to ten years in prison in absentia in 2019. Ali was arrested on 23 May 2017, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Fateel

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Fateel

Hasan Ali Fateel is a 20-year-old Bahraini student who was arbitrarily detained after his warrantless arrest in 2018.Since Hasan’s arrest, Bahraini officials have tortured him, disappeared him for over a month, and subjected him to an unfair trial. Hasan is currently imprisoned in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau […]

Profiles in Persecution: Majeed Ahmed Habib Ahmed

Profiles in Persecution: Majeed Ahmed Habib Ahmed

Majeed Ahmed Habib Ahmed is a 37-year-old Bahraini citizen who was arrested in 2013. Bahraini authorities arrested him at his home without a warrant for allegedly attending a protest, and he was subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial. He is now being held at Jau Prison. On […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh

Hasan Ali Saleh is a 16-year-old Bahraini who was arrested in 2018 without a warrant during a raid on his father’s home. Hasan was forcibly disappeared, interrogated without a lawyer, tortured, and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in an unfair trial. He remains at New Dry Dock, the section of […]

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf is a 14-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2018 without a warrant at a religious assembly, interrogated him without a lawyer present, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in the Juvenile Care Center. On 22 September 2018, Abdulla attended a […]