Profile in Persecution: Husain Ali Husain (Shaikh)

Husain Ali Husain was a 23-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested without a warrant in an ambush. Husain was tortured and subjected to several human rights violations, including infringements on his due process and fair trial rights. He is currently held in Jau Prison. On 28 December 2018, riot police and intelligence forces set[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Ali Yusuf

Ahmed Ali Yusuf was a 19-year-old university student when he was arrested without a warrant. Since his arrest, Ahmed has been subjected to both physical and psychological torture. He is currently held at Jau Prison where he is being subjected to severe medical negligence, degrading treatment and torture, especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. On 9[…]

Profile in Persecution: AbdulAziz AbdulRedha Isa

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 sentence.[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Sabah AbdulMohsen Mohamed

Ali Sabah AbdulMohsen Mohamed was a 37-year-old retiree working as a mechanic; when the Bahraini authorities arrested him without a warrant at his home in 2013. Ali is currently being held in Jau Prison. On the night of 29 December 2013, Ali was at home when crime scene and investigation officers, along with riot police,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Jaafar AlDemistani

Mohamed Jaafar AlDemistani was a 20-year-old assistant chef when Bahraini authorities arrested him without a warrant in May 2015. Since his arrest, Mohamed has suffered both physically and psychologically as a result of torture and ill-treatment. He remains in Jau Prison where he is serving a life sentence. On 8 May 2015, officers in civilian[…]