Profile in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed AlEskafi

23-year-old Jasim Mohamed AlEskafi was working at Mondelez International’s Kraft Factory, in addition to freelance farming and sales work, when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 23 January 2018. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Since April 2019, Jasim has been held in Jau Prison. At around[…]

Bahrain’s “Sports Whitewashing” in Europe:

The terms “Sports Whitewashing” or “Sports Washing” are used to qualify a technique whereby states with poor human rights records cover their negative international reputations by associating themselves with diverse sport events or competitions of international importance. The boxing match between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua for the World Heavyweight Championship which took place in[…]

Panel Event – Citizenship in Bahrain, Rights or Privilege? The policy of citizenship revocation in the country

On November 12, 2020, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted an online streamed event on the revocation of citizenship in Bahrain. This event, entitled “Citizenship in Bahrain, Rights or Privilege? The policy of citizenship revocation in the country” focused on how the revocation of citizenship is used as a weapon by[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Hasan Ahmed

Ali Hasan Ahmed was a 26-year-old worker at an Equestrian Club when he was arbitrarily detained by the Bahraini authorities whilst at the Bahrain International Airport, where he was on his enroute to Bosnia with his friends. During his interrogation, he was subjected to several human rights violations.  He is currently detained in Jau Prison.[…]

Profile in Persecution: Saeed Abdulla Alaali

Saeed Abdulla Alaali was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities on his 25th birthday, 21 September 2016. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Since February 2018, Saeed has been held in Jau Prison. At 2am on 21 September 2016, police forces from the Ministry of Interior, officers in civilian clothes, as[…]