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[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Anwar Amer AlMohsen

Anwar Amer AlMohsen is a handball player, who played at the Al Ettifaq Club before his arrest at the age of 18. Since then, he has been subjected to torture to coerce confessions and convicted to life in prison in multiple unfair trials. On 9 October 2013, officers from the Ministry of Interior, including riot[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Sadiq Jaafar AlAbd

Sadiq is the brother of Isa Jaafar AlAbd, the subject of a previous profile. Sadiq was a 24-year-old student before his arrest in 2018. He was arrested without a warrant, subjected to an enforced disappearance and torture, and convicted in an unfair trial. He remains in Jau Prison. On 26 February 2018, riot police officers[…]