Profile in Persecution: Mahmood Saeed Ahmed Isa Abdulla

Mahmood Saeed Abdullah was an 18 years old freshman in college when he was arrested from his house in Nabih Saleh, Bahrain on 3 November 2015. Mahmood was one of 115 Bahraini citizens convicted by the Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court on 15 May 2018, for alleged involvement in a terrorist cell, called the “Zulfiqar Brigades”.[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hammad Ali Hammad Ahmed

Ali was deprived from completing his last high school year in the Industrial School in AL-Muharraq, and from playing his favorite game and hobby “Handball”. In 2015, Ali was arrested without a warrant. He endured many human rights violations; he was interrogated without a lawyer, convicted in an unfair trial, and was subjected to torture[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed Ebrahim

z28 year old Jasim Mohamed Ebrahim was arrested in November 2015 by Bahraini authorities on account of terror-related charges for joining a terrorist group named “Zulfiqar Brigades” and sentenced to life imprisonment. After being accused in a mass trial, his citizenship was revoked Following his arbitrary detention, he is serving a life sentence at the[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed Mohamed Abdulla

Ahmed was a 22-year-old recent graduate who was looking for a job when he was arrested in 2015 without a warrant. Ahmed was subjected to enforced disappearance, interrogated without a lawyer, tortured, and convicted in an unfair trial. He has been the victim of many human rights violations, and his confession has been broadcasted on[…]

Profile In Persecution: Ahmed Isa Ali

Ahmed Isa Ahmed Yahya Ali, a 23-year-old Bahraini machine operator, was arbitrarily arrested from his own home after it was raided by masked civilian officers. During his arrest and subsequent imprisonment, he was subjected to severe forms of torture, abuse and discrimination. He is currently being held in the notorious Jau Prison in Bahrain. The United[…]