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.[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Hani and Hussain Marhoon

Hani Marhoon is the father of Hussain Marhoon, both of whom were arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities in the span of four years. Hussain was just 16 years old at the time of his arrest, which came four years after his father’s detention. Both father and son were tortured during interrogation and continue to face[…]

Profiles in Persecution – World Health Day: Mohamed Ahmed Mohsen

Ahead of World Health Day on Saturday, 7 April 2018, ADHRB highlights the case of Mohamed Ahmed Mohsen. Mohamed is a 23-year-old Bahraini student currently awaiting trial at Dry Dock Detention Center. He was arrested during peaceful protests in Abu Saiba commemorating the 2011 uprisings. On 14 February 2018, riot police officers arrested Mohamed during[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Khalil al-Halwachi

Khalil al-Halwachi is a 57-year-old Bahraini scholar, former political activist held in the kingdom’s Jau Prison. He was convicted in an unfair, politically motivated trial and has been subjected to ill treatment, including denial of medical care, by detaining authorities. In the early morning of 3 September 2014, a large number of officers, some in[…]