Profile in Persecution: AbdulAziz AbdulRedha Isa

Updated: AbdulAziz AbdulRedha Isa was a 23-year-old security guard when he was arrested without a warrant in 2011 after a raid. AbdulAziz was brutally tortured afterwards, which resulted in severe head and body injuries. After being unfairly convicted by the military court, AbdulAziz was transferred to Jau Prison, where he remains to carry out his[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Isa Abdulla Yusuf Jasim

Updated: Ali Isa Jasim was a 15-year-old high school student when he was arrested without a warrant along with other young boys by officers in civilian clothing. He was subjected to enforced disappearance for a week and denied contact with his family. At only 15 years of age, he was one of 51 individuals subjected[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Jaffar Ashoor Ali    

Ali Jaffar Ali is a young Bahraini man who was 18 years old when he was warrantlessly arrested in 2014, subjected to multiple human rights violations including torture and unfair trial, and charged in multiple cases. He is currently serving his sentence at Jau Prison. Ali was arrested for the first time in 2012 and[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Maki Hasan Ahmed Kadhem AlHadi

Ahmed Maki AlHadi is a young Bahraini who was arrested in 2022 and subjected to multiple human rights violations, including torture and unfair trial. He is currently serving a prison sentence at Jau prison. Ahmed was previously arrested three times, each arrest only lasting up to six months, on charges of arson, vandalism, illegal assembly,[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Abbas Ismaeel Ghuloom

Abbas Ismaeel Ghuloom was a professional football player in Bahrain, having played for the Manama Club and the national team between the years 2000 and 2002. He graduated from Ahlia University and worked as an accountant in the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait for seven years. In March 2011, he was violently arrested, tortured, and[…]