Profile in Persecution: Husain Ahmed Ali (AlMoamen)

Husain Ahmed Ali , a 26-year-old Bahraini employee at the time, was warrantlessly arrested in 2017, tortured, and imprisoned following an unfair trial. He is currently serving his sentence in Jau Prison. On 13 March 2017 at 2 a.m., Husain’s father’s house was raided by a group of masked police officers in civilian clothes from[…]

Profile in Persecution: Yaser Ahmed Ali

Yaser Ahmed Ali is one of six members of the AlMoamen family who have been  arrested since the 2011 pro-democracy demonstrations in Bahrain. He was 24 years old at the time of his warrantless arrest and is currently serving his sentence in Jau Prison. Yaser was arrested on 13 March 2017 from his home in[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sadeq Jaafar Shamlooh

Sadeq Jaafar Shamlooh was a 16-year-old freshman student when he was warrantlessly arrested, tortured, and sentenced in several unfair trials. He is currently held in Jau Prison where is he is serving a 26-year sentence, meaning that by the time he serves his sentence, he would have spent more than half his life in prison.[…]

Profile in Persecution: Shaikh Ali Salman

Shaikh Ali Salman – a leading member of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest political opposition group prior to its government enforced dissolution in 2016 – is currently being arbitrarily detained for his peaceful political activities. Shaikh Ali Salman was arrested in 2014 and has been subjected to numerous due process violations during his unfair imprisonment. Shaikh Ali[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mahmood AbdulJabbar Nooh

Mahmood AbdulJabbar Nooh is a student who is currently serving a ten-year sentence at Bahrain’s New Dry Dock Prison. He was 17 years old at the time of his arrest in 2019 and was subjected to torture and due process violations throughout his interrogation and detention process. Mahmood was arrested on 13 November 2019 by[…]