Tag: Death Penalty

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Postponed to 26 September

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Postponed to 26 September

**Update 5 September 2018 – Today, the trial date for the Public Prosecution’s appeal of Sheikh Ali Salman’s ‘not guilty’ verdict has been postponed to 26 September 2018. **Update 27 June 2018 – Today, the appeal by Bahrain’s Public Prosecution of Sheikh Ali Salman’s recent verdict has been granted a trial date of […]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Fadhel Abbas Isa is a 33-year-old Bahraini customs broker. Sentenced in absentia to seven years of imprisonment for arson in 2013, tortured in 2014, and then sentenced to life imprisonment in 2015, Fadhel is currently held in Jau Prison. On 2 November 2014, five officers in plain clothing arrested Fadhel […]