Tag: arbitrary detention

Profiles in Persecution: Aqeel Hasan Abdulnabi

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. […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim AlArab

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim AlArab

Ali Ebrahim AlArab was a 15-year-old high school student from Bani Jamra, Bahrain before his arrest in 2019. He was detained without charge and questioned without a lawyer or parent, in violation of his human rights. He remains in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison for individuals under […]

Bahrain Upholds Death Sentence Against Torture Victims

Bahrain Upholds Death Sentence Against Torture Victims

8 January 2020 – Bahrain’s High Criminal Court of Appeals has upheld the death sentences of Mohammed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa. Both men were convicted in an unfair trial that used evidence obtained through their torture. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights […]

Profiles in Persecution: Anwar Amer AlMohsen

Profiles in Persecution: Anwar Amer AlMohsen

Anwar Amer AlMohsen is a handball player, who played at the Al Ettifaq Club before his arrest at the age of 18. Since then, he has been subjected to torture to coerce confessions and convicted to life in prison in multiple unfair trials. On 9 October 2013, officers from the […]