Profiles in Persecution: Taha Sayed Shubar

Taha Sayed Shubar is a 36-year-old father who is being arbitrarily detained and tortured in Dry Dock Detention Center. He is also being denied healthcare for his injuries. Taha was arrested on 3 November 2015 by officers in plain clothing and commando forces who raided his workplace. He noted several police jeeps and armored vehicles[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Hasan

Mohamed Ebrahim Hasan is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen currently being detained in Jau Prison on charges of joining a terrorist cell and forging government papers. On 13 February 2014, officers in plain clothing arrested Mohamed at the Bahrain International Airport and transferred him to the Ministry of Interior’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). Upon his arrival,[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Shajjar

Fadhel Abbas Shajjar is an 18-year-old Bahraini prisoner currently held in New Dry Dock Detention Center. He was arbitrarily arrested and subjected to torture as a minor. On 17 April 2016, Fadhel was arrested after 16 masked men in civilian clothing raided his home in Karbabad. The men raided the house at approximately 2:30am without[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Radhi Salman

Ali Radhi Salman is a 28-year-old Bahraini citizen who served as a data auditor at the National Institution of Excavations before his arrest in 2012. He has been subjected to torture and sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison in an unfair trial. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where he has been[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ateya Mubarak

Hasan Ateya Mubarak is a 38-year-old Bahraini citizen who was arbitrarily detained and tortured at the Ministry of Interior’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). He is currently awaiting trial in Dry Dock Detention Center. At approximately 3:00am on 6 August 2017, officers in plain clothing entered Hasan’s home without a warrant and arrested him. The officers[…]