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[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Hameed AlDaqqaq

Mohamed Hameed AlDaqqaq is a Bahraini prisoner currently serving a total of 17 years in Jau Prison following multiple trials, some of which are currently pending. Mohamed has faced over 18 charges so far. While in Jau he has been subjected to torture and a severe lack of medical care. Mohamed suffers from several ailments,[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Mohamed

Husain Mohamed is a 22-year-old Bahraini citizen currently held in Dry Dock Detention Center. He was arbitrarily arrested and subjected to torture during his detention. On 10 November 2015 at 2:30am, approximately 20 riot police officers along with other officers from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) raided Husain’s home. They searched the house and arrested[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Fawzeya Mashaalla Mohamed Haji

Fawzeya is a 56-year-old Bahraini woman who is currently being detained in the women’s prison in Isa Town. She has suffered ill treatment in prison, including denial of medical care by Bahraini prison authorities. On 15 December 2017, a group of masked officers in plain clothing arrived in approximately thirty cars and raided Fawzeya’s home.[…]