Tag: Convention against Torture

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Hasan Kadhem

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Hasan Kadhem

Ahmed Hasan Kadhem is a 27-year-old Bahraini citizen. Since his arbitrary arrest in 2015, and subsequent detention in 2016, Bahraini authorities have subjected Ahmed to torture, ill-treatment, and an unfair trial. He is currently in Jau Prison. On 14 June 2015, officers from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) arrested Ahmed […]

Profiles in Persecution- Jawad Redha AlTarifi

Profiles in Persecution- Jawad Redha AlTarifi

Jawad Redha AlTarifi is a 27-year-old Bahraini citizen. Since his arbitrary arrest and detention in 2017, the Bahraini authorities have subjected him to torture, mistreated him on the basis of his religion, and convicted him in an unfair trial. He is currently in Jau Prison. On 13 December 2017, officers […]

UPDATED: ADHRB and ESOHR Condemn Munir Al Adam’s Impending Death Sentence

UPDATED: ADHRB and ESOHR Condemn Munir Al Adam’s Impending Death Sentence

**Update 23 April 2019 – Today, the Saudi government carried out the executions of 37 men, including Munir Al Adam. His case had drawn the attention of UN bodies, including Special Procedures (SAU 5/2016 and SAU 7/2017), and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) issued a decision on his case finding Saudi […]