Profile in Persecution: Ali AbdulHusain AlWazeer

Ali AlWazeer was 26 years old when he was arrested in 2014. At the time, he was unemployed. This was the third time Ali was arrested. After being interrogated and convicted in an unfair trial, Ali was imprisoned in Jau Prison, where he remains today. Ali was arrested at Ansar Gallery complex after civilian and[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Fadhel Abbas

Ali Fadhel Abbas, a 21-year-old garage worker, was arbitrarily arrested in 2019 at the Bahrain International Airport while returning from Iraq, where he visited the shrine of Imam Husain on the 40th day of his martyrdom. He is currently detained in Dry Dock Detention Center, where he has been for almost a year, awaiting the[…]

Profile in Persecution: Husain Najeeb Eid

Husain Najeeb Eid was a 22-year-old university student when he was arbitrarily detained by the Bahraini authorities. During his interrogation, he was subjected to several human rights violations. He is currently detained in Jau Prison. Husain suffers from sickle cell anemia but is denied proper health care by the prison administration. Recently, Husain was a cause[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Jameel Al Toblani

A 23 year old Mohamed Jameel Altoblani was arrested in November 2015 by Bahraini authorities on account of terror-related charges for joining a terrorist cell named “Zulfiqar Brigades” and sentenced to life imprisonment. At the time of his arrest, Mohamed was a law student who also worked for  the airmech construction company. Following his arbitrary[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Salman Ali Saleh

Salman Ali Saleh was 24 years old when Bahraini authorities arrested him in November 2015. Salman was tortured after he was arrested for alleged possession of explosive materials and collaboration with a terrorist cell. He was also accused of cooperating with wanted persons abroad, though his passport had expired four years prior to his arrest.[…]