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[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Majeed Ahmed Habib Ahmed

Majeed Ahmed Habib Ahmed is a 37-year-old Bahraini citizen who was arrested in 2013. Bahraini authorities arrested him at his home without a warrant for allegedly attending a protest, and he was subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial. He is now being held at Jau Prison. On 7 May 2013, at 4:00am,[…]