Profile in Persecution: Sayed Adnan MajedHashem

Sayed Adnan Majed Hashem was a 22-year-old worker at Al-Manhal water factory when he was arrested in October 2018, for the fourth time in his life, from a house in AlDair. Since his detention, Sayed Adnan has suffered physical and psychological torture, as well as religious discrimination at the hands of the Bahraini authorities. He[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Husain Saeed AlKhabbaz

Sayed Husain Saeed AlKhabbaz was a 17-year-old student when Bahraini authorities warrantlessly arrested him while he was in his car with his friends. Since his arrest, Sayed Husain has suffered ill-treatment and political discrimination at the hands of the Bahraini prison authorities. He remains in Jau Prison, completing the last years of his sentence. On[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Ali Baddaw

Mohamed Ali Mohsen Baddaw, a Bahraini high school student, was only 19 years old when he was arbitrarily detained in 2016, preventing him from completing his studies. He is currently serving his prison sentence in Jau prison where he is being denied medical attention for his Vitiligo. He also was subjected to torture and ill-treatment[…]

Profile in Persecution: Alaa Mansoor Ansaif

Alaa Mansoor Ansaif was a 17-year-old student studying electrical engineering when he was warrantlessly arrested by officers in civilian clothing in a house raid. He was then forcibly disappeared, subjected to physical and psychological torture, and forced to sign a confession.  He is currently held at Jau Prison where he is being subjected to severe[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Mohsen Fadhul

Sayed Hashem Mohsen Fadhul was an 18-year-old Bahraini national who was arbitrarily arrested in 2015. He has been subjected to torture and ill-treatment on multiple occasions and is currently held in Jau prison where he is serving his sentences. Sayed Hashem was arrested on 30 May 2015 in Bani Jamra as he was going to[…]