Tag: arbitrary detention

Saudi Mistreatment of Rohingya Refugees in Detention

Saudi Mistreatment of Rohingya Refugees in Detention

Rohingya Muslims residing in a Saudi Arabian detention center launched their third hunger strike according to Al Jazeera. The strike was launched to protest the poor conditions within the Saudi detention centers. Authorities have reacted by threatening to deprive strikers of water and taking away necessities like pillows, shirts, and […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Sayed Hashem Alawi is a 22-year-old student at the University of Bahrain. He was arrested and tortured by authorities and subjected to an unfair trial. Sayed was the first defendant of 14 in the “February 14 Coalition” cases, referring to a largely informal online group which the Bahraini government has […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Mohamed Ebrahim Husain is a 24-year-old Bahraini who was a security guard for a private company. The Bahraini authorities have arrested him on numerous occasions, threatened him, subjected him to torture, and convicted him in unfair trials. He remains in Jau Prison, where the authorities have ignored and neglected his […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Ali Fadhul

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Ali Fadhul

Sayed Ali Fadhul is a 16-year-old child who was arrested without a warrant by the Bahraini government, tortured, and denied a fair trial. Bahraini authorities arbitrarily detained Fadhul and continue to imprison him, enforcing his unjust sentence while conducting a new unfair trial against him. The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) […]