Profile in Persecution: Mohamed AbdulJabbar Sarhan

Mohamed AbdulJabbar Sarhan, was a 20-year-old first-year university student at the University of Bahrain before being arbitrarily detained in Dry Dock Detention Center, where he currently awaits his sentence. Mohamed was arrested on 22 November 2021 at 3 a.m. by officers in civilian clothing and riot police. The forces raided his grandfather’s house without presenting[…]

Profile in Persecution: Faris Husain Salman

Faris Habib Husain, was an 18-year-old student when he was beaten and arrested without a warrant in a house raid. He was consequently tortured and subjected to fair trial violations. He is currently in Dry Dock Detention Center awaiting the issuance of the judgment against him. On 9 February 2021, Faris was summoned by a[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sadeq Majeed Thamer and Jaafar Mohamed Sultan

Sadeq Majeed Thamer and Jaafar Mohamed Sultan are two Bahraini nationals who were recently sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. Sadeq was a 26-year-old employee at Thamer Commercial Company at that time and Jaafar was a 23-year-old who participated in several religious and social activities. Accused of transporting and possessing explosive materials, they were both[…]

Profile in prosecution: Sayed Ali Moosa Jaafar Husain

Sayed Ali Moosa Jaafar, was a 34-year-old court porter when he was arrested without a warrant in October 2014. He was consequently tortured and convicted in an unfair trial. Sayed Ali is currently serving his sentence in Jau Prison. On 25 October 2014, at around midnight, officers in civilian clothing and riot police broke into[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Isa Husain

Ahmed Isa Husain was 27 years old when he was arrested at his grandfather’s house in 2016. Since his arrest, Ahmed has been subjected to torture and medical negligence. He is currently serving life imprisonment at Bahrain’s Jau Prison while suffering numerous medical conditions. On 19 June 2016, Ahmed was arrested by officers in civilian[…]