Profiles in Persecution : Mohamed Ahmed Husain Ahmed

At around 5 o’clock p.m. on 26 June 2018, when he was just eighteen years old, Mohamed was forcibly arrested by masked civilians while he was driving home.  Over the course of his commute, he was repeatedly cornered by unmarked, civilian vehicles, which  forced him to drive to a location that was unknown to him.[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa 

Fadhel Abbas Isa was a college student before his arrest in 2012. He was arrested, tortured, threatened, and subjected to unfair trials in violation of his human rights. While in prison, Fadhel was diagnosed with lupus. His health has deteriorated due to torture and the unsanitary conditions in Jau Prison, in which he has remained[…]

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[…]