Tag: Bahraini Activists

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Saeed Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Saeed Isa

Sayed Saeed Isa is the father of Sayed Hashem, who died on 31 December 2011 during clashes that erupted between protesters and Bahraini security forces during a peaceful protest in Sitra Town. Since then, Sayed has been targeted by security personnel because of his participation in demonstrations, and because he has […]

Profiles in Persecution: Habib Ali Mubarak

Profiles in Persecution: Habib Ali Mubarak

Habib Ali Mubarak is a 32-year-old Bahraini from Jad Hafes. He was disappeared, tortured, and convicted in an unfair trial, and his wife and infant son were imprisoned and held for eight months following his arrest. He remains in Jau Prison. On 21 October 2014, officers in plain clothing and […]

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel

Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel is a 64-year old Bahraini national from the town of Nuwaidrat. He is one of the “Bahrain Thirteen”- a group of thirteen religious leaders, political opposition leaders, and human rights defenders who led non-violent pro-democracy protests in Bahrain in February 2011. He is currently in Jau Prison […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Hassan Mushaima is a 70-year-old Bahraini citizen currently serving a life sentence in Jau Prison on political charges. He was sentenced for “attempting to overthrow the government” for his role in the pro-democracy protests in 2011. He remains in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to ill treatment, including […]