Profiles in Persecution

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain Hasan

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain Hasan

Ali Husain Hasan is a 14-year-old child under threat of arbitrary detention in Bahrain. Bahraini authorities held him incommunicado for several hours and continued to hold him in custody without bringing any charges before finally releasing him on the condition that he return at a later date. On 14 February […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Radhi AbdulNabi

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Radhi AbdulNabi

Husain Radhi AbdulNabi is a 13-year-old Bahraini boy being arbitrarily detained in the Bahrain’s Juvenile Care Center in Isa Town. On 14 February 2019, armed officers in civilian clothing arrested Husain on the street in the village of al-Musalla, during an ongoing protest nearby. Officers beat him and yelled at […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Mohamed Ahmed Isa, a 25-year-old Bahraini, was arrested and tortured by authorities, subjected to an unfair trial, and convicted on politically motivated charges between 2016 and 2018. He currently remains in Jau Prison. On 13 May 2016, uniformed police forces and officers in plain clothing arrested Mohamed without a warrant […]

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 […]