Updated Profile in Persecution: Sayed Kadhem Ali

Sayed Kadhem Ali was a former political prisoner, who tragically died from terminal cancer following egregious medical negligence during his detention in Jau Prison between 2015 and 2018. Sayed suffered from a tumor in his brain and despite numerous calls to provide sufficient medical treatment, one of which directly written by UN experts to state[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan AbdulNabi Hasan

Hasan AbdulNabi Hasan is a 23-year-old Bahraini man who was arrested on the morning of his wedding day. He has since been subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial. He remains in Jau Prison. On 25 June 2018, at approximately 2:00am, Hasan was arrested by more than 50 officers from the Ministry of[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Mohamed Abdulameer AlMeshaimea was a 16-year-old student before his arrest in 2012. He was arrested, tortured and subjected to unfair trials, in violation of his human rights. Mohamed remains arbitrarily detained in the “isolation building”  in Jau Prison. On 28 July 2012, Bahraini security forces, including Special Security Force Command of the Ministry of Interior[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Aqeel Hasan Abdulnabi

Aqeel Hasan Abdulnabi is a 35-year-old Bahraini man currently in Jau Prison, where he is consistently beaten, threatened, and denied necessary medical care. Aqeel suffers from epileptic seizures, which are exacerbated by, and in some cases caused by, stress and exhaustion. Abdulnabi has been arrested and released on multiple occasions. Aqeel was previously arrested in[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim AlArab

Ali Ebrahim AlArab was a 15-year-old high school student from Bani Jamra, Bahrain before his arrest in 2019. He was detained without charge and questioned without a lawyer or parent, in violation of his human rights. He remains in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison for individuals under 21 years of age. On[…]