Bahrain Intensifies Reprisals Against Activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei and Family

Amid increasing repression of domestic civil society, the Government of Bahrain has stepped up its reprisal campaign against exiled human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, the Director of Advocacy for the London-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD). In recent months, Bahraini authorities have repeatedly targeted four different members of Sayed Ahmed’s family with[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Prisoners in Jau Prison Continue to Face Ill-treatment

On March 8, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Ibrahim al-Demistani delivered an oral intervention at the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture, in which he addressed the continuing torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in Jau Prison, including the prisoners’ lack of much needed medical care. Please continue[…]