Profiles in Persecution: Aqeel Hasan Abdulnabi

Aqeel Hasan Abdulnabi is a 35-year-old Bahraini man currently in Jau Prison, where he is consistently beaten, threatened, and denied necessary medical care. Aqeel suffers from epileptic seizures, which are exacerbated by, and in some cases caused by, stress and exhaustion. Abdulnabi has been arrested and released on multiple occasions. Aqeel was previously arrested in[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Qasim Ahmed AlMalki

Qasim Ahmed AlMalki was a 23-year-old business administration student at Bahrain University at the time of his arrest in March 2017. Since his arrest, the Bahraini authorities have subjected him to torture and denied him access to an attorney. He currently remains in Jau Prison. On 13 March 2017, masked officers from the Ministry of[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor

Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor is a 27-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Jau Prison. Bahraini authorities subjected him to physical and mental torture from the moment of his arrest, including denial of medical care. Officers from the Ministry of Interior and officers in plain clothing and masks surrounded Sadeq’s neighborhood with Jeeps[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Ali

Mohamed Ebrahim Ali is a 16-year-old high school student in Bahrain. At 6:00 in the morning on 22 July 2017, Bahraini security officers forced their way into his family’s home, searched it from top to bottom, and took Mohamed away. Though no one has been able to visit him since he was detained, all available[…]