Bahrain

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hasan Ali

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Hasan Ali

Ali Hasan Ali is a 22-year-old Bahraini citizen who was arrested, tortured, and sentenced to a total of 23 years’ imprisonment in a series of unfair trials. Ali is currently imprisoned at Jau Prison.  On 22 October 2012, police arrested Ali, who was only 15 years old at the time, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Salah Saeed AlHammar

Profiles in Persecution: Salah Saeed AlHammar

Salah Saeed AlHammar is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen, who was arbitrarily detained, tortured, and later placed in solitary confinement after participating in a hunger strike to protest the poor prison conditions. Salah remains imprisoned at Jau Prison. In mid-December 2011, officials arrested Salah in the street without providing a warrant. […]