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: Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea is a 20-year-old former student who has been arrested multiple times since 2012, often for various illegal assembly charges relating to pro-democracy demonstrations. He was subjected to torture, sentenced in an unfair trial, and is currently being denied medical care in prison. Hasan was most recently arrested last year, on 22 November[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mansoor AbdulWahed AlDolabi

Mansoor AbdulWahed AlDolabi is a 26-year-old Bahraini service representative. He was first arrested in December 2017 without a warrant and was held for 18 days. A month later, on 9 January 2018, Mansoor was again arrested while he was at the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) trying to acquire the records from his previous arrest. Mansoor[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Isa Jaafar AlAbd

Isa Jaafar AlAbd is a 24-year-old Bahraini and former employee of the K & K Food Company. He has been arrested multiple times, beaten by authorities, and denied medical care during detention. Isa has suffered from a heart condition since birth and has undergone numerous surgeries as a result, and his condition has worsened during[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali AbdulAziz Mohamed

Ali AbdulAziz Mohamed is a 19-year-old Bahraini student who was arrested, arbitrarily detained, tortured, and refused proper medical treatment by prison officials. In protest of the poor prison conditions, Ali went on a hunger strike in May 2019. He is currently imprisoned in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison reserved for inmates under[…]