Tag: arbitrary arrest

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf is a 14-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2018 without a warrant at a religious assembly, interrogated him without a lawyer present, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in the Juvenile Care Center. On 22 September 2018, Abdulla attended a […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh

Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh is a 28-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him on 20 October 2018 without a warrant, tortured him, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently incarcerated in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to consistent ill-treatment. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlAali

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlAali

Ali Husain AlAali is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2017 without a warrant, tortured him during interrogation, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in Jau Prison. On 26 January 2017, officers from the Special Security Force Command (SSFC), along with officers […]

Profiles in Persecution: Habib Hasan Yusuf

Profiles in Persecution: Habib Hasan Yusuf

Habib Hasan Yusuf is a 40-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2017 without a warrant, tortured him in order to coerce a false confession, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned at Jau Prison. On 6 June 2017, officers in civilian clothing ambushed and […]