Profile in Persecution: Ali Hasan Tooq

Ali Hasan Tooq was an 18-year-old high school student in grade 10 when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 6 November 2019. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Ali is currently detained at the Dry Dock Detention Center, and he will soon be transferred to the New[…]

Dispatch on US and UK involvement in war crimes in Yemen

Overview of the Conflict Since the war began in 2015 coalition forces have regularly violated international humanitarian law through unlawful airstrikes which targeted civilians and civilian infrastructure including mosques, hospitals, schools, homes, and markets, the use of banned cluster munitions, engaging in a pattern of enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention and torture of perceived political opponents[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Jaafar AlBasri

25-year-old Ali Jaafar AlBasri was a security personnel at a private security company in Bahrain when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 6 November 2019. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Ali is currently detained at the Dry Dock Detention Center. At 3:00 a.m. on 6 November[…]

Profile in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed AlEskafi

23-year-old Jasim Mohamed AlEskafi was working at Mondelez International’s Kraft Factory, in addition to freelance farming and sales work, when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 23 January 2018. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Since April 2019, Jasim has been held in Jau Prison. At around[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Hasan Ahmed

Ali Hasan Ahmed was a 26-year-old worker at an Equestrian Club when he was arbitrarily detained by the Bahraini authorities whilst at the Bahrain International Airport, where he was on his enroute to Bosnia with his friends. During his interrogation, he was subjected to several human rights violations.  He is currently detained in Jau Prison.[…]