Tag: arbitrary detention

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Khalaf

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Khalaf

Husain Abdulla Khalaf is a 31-year-old former school bus driver from Hamad Town, Bahrain. He was arbitrarily arrested, disappeared and tortured at the Ministry of Interior (MoI)’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). He is currently in Jau Prison. At approximately 2:00am on 3 November 2015, Husain was arrested from his home, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Haidar Ebrahim Hasen is an 18-year-old Bahraini citizen who was a minor completing his secondary education at the time of his arrest. Bahraini authorities forcibly disappeared him and tortured him into a forced confession. Haidar was sentenced to 23 years in prison and denaturalized. He currently remains in New Dry […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah is a 32-year-old Bahraini citizen who worked as a guard at the Al-Arian factory prior to his arrest. He was arbitrarily arrested by police officers, forcibly disappeared for over 20 days, and tortured into confessing to the charges against him. Husain currently awaits his appeal in Jau […]