Profile in Persecution: Ebrahim Mohamed Ismaeel

Ebrahim Mohamed Ismaeel was 26 years old, working as an accountant, when he was arrested by officers in civilian clothing from his car without a warrant. He was then subjected to physical and psychological torture and forced to confess. He is currently held at Jau Prison where he is serving his life sentence.   On 14[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Ahmed Hadi Hasan

Sayed Ahmed Hadi Hasan was a 20-year-old Bahraini student, attending his first semester at the University of Bahrain in the hopes of becoming an industrial electrician, when he was arrested from the AlGhuraifa area. Since his detention, Sayed Ahmed has suffered torture and religious discrimination at the hands of the Bahraini authorities. He remains at[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Mujtaba Alawi AlKhabbaz

Sayed Mujtaba Alawi AlKhabbaz, a university student in his first semester of computer engineering, was only 17 years old when he was warrantlessly arrested in Ghuraifa. Sayed has since been subjected to severe torture and ill-treatment at the hands of the Bahraini authorities who have deprived him of the chance to complete his higher education.[…]

Profile in Prosecution: Mohamed Saeed AlHendi

Mohamed Saeed AlHendi, a 36-year-old who worked in IT, was arrested without a warrant during a raid by masked officers at his home. He was then subjected to physical and psychological torture and forced to confess. Mohamed is currently held in Jau Prison Building 7, serving his sentence. On the 3rd of November 2015, at[…]