Widespread Policy of Medical Negligence in Bahraini Prisons Calls for US and European Pressure for the Immediate Release of Political Prisoners

The escalating trend of medical negligence in Bahraini prisons has been observed recently, with a notable absence of effective external pressure to promote human rights in Bahrain from the allies of the ruling authorities, including both the American and European sides, who have historically been supportive of oppressive governments. Last year, US Secretary of State[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sadeq Majeed Thamer and Jaafar Mohamed Sultan

Updated: On the morning of 29 May 2023, Saudi authorities carried out the arbitrary execution sentence against the two Bahraini youths, Sadeq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan, without prior notice, according to a statement issued by the Saudi Ministry of Interior. Sadeq was a 26-year-old employee at Thamer Commercial Company at that time and Jaafar was[…]

MBS’ Saudi Arabia Continues Bloodbath, Executes Two Bahrainis

30 May 2023 – On Monday, Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia continued its bloody streak by executing two young Bahraini men convicted through confessions derived by torture. Sadiq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan were killed following Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s signature on their execution orders. The men had been the subject of an international human[…]

Joint-Statement: Ensure HRD Al-Khawaja Adequate Medical Treatment and Right to Access and Respond to Allegations Made by the Government of Bahrain

The signatories call on Bahrain to ensure that human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja is allowed adequate medical treatment, as well as the right to access and respond to allegations made by the Government of Bahrain in a response to a UN communication. In a joint communication made public on 4 May 2023, six UN experts[…]

End the Death Sentence against Sultan and Thamer and Bring Them Back to Bahrain

#EndTheDeathSentence is a slogan launched by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain in its campaign to demand the commutation of the death sentences against the two Bahraini young men, Sadeq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan, who are sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. The campaign also demands their immediate release, as they are at[…]