Profile in Persecution: Husain Ali Al-Sahlawi (Updated)

Husain Ali Al-Sahlawi was a 26 year-old Bahraini bus driver at  a private company when he was arrested by Bahraini authorities in 2012  on fabricated charges and sentenced in absentia. He was subjected to multiple human rights violations during his arrest, trial, and imprisonment. He is currently serving the remainder of his sentence at Jau[…]

Profile in Persecution: Hasan Ali Rashed

Hasan Ali Rashed is a 16-year-old Bahraini from Karrana, who is charged along with 20 others in a terrorism case known as “Al-Ashtar Brigades”. He was arbitrarily arrested, prevented from completing his studies, and tortured during investigations. He is currently detained at Dry Dock Detention Center. At approximately 5:00am on 26 November 2021, a group[…]

Profile in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Mohamed

Fadhel Abbas Mohamed is a 22-year-old Bahraini citizen who was warrantlessly arrested by Bahraini authorities and is currently serving his time in Dry Dock Prison. His trial was held on 15 November 2022 with the verdict still pending. On 22 November 2021 at 6 a.m., Fadhel’s house was raided by officers who climbed the outer[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Mahmood Ali AlAlawi

Sayed Mahmood Ali AlAlawi was a 21-year-old student in September 2020 when Bahraini authorities warrantlessly arrested him at his house in Hawrat Sanad. Following this warrantless arrest and subsequent detention, Sayed Mahmood has developed severe psychological problems which required a transfer to a psychiatric hospital. He is currently serving his 15 years sentence at Jau[…]