Tag: denationalization

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh

Ali Mohamed AlShowaikh is a 28-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him on 20 October 2018 without a warrant, tortured him, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently incarcerated in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to consistent ill-treatment. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in […]

ADHRB Remains Concerned About Bahrain’s Arbitrary Deprivation of Citizenship

ADHRB Remains Concerned About Bahrain’s Arbitrary Deprivation of Citizenship

22 April 2019 – On Saturday 20 April, Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa AlKhalifa issued an order reinstating the citizenship of 551 individuals previously stripped of their Bahraini citizenship through criminal convictions. Since 2012, the Bahraini government has denationalized 990 people, meaning that the status of 439 persons born with […]