Tag: denial of medical care

Profiles in Persecution: Nooh Abdulla Al Amroom

Profiles in Persecution: Nooh Abdulla Al Amroom

Nooh Abdulla Al Amroom was a 17-year-old student at the time of his initial arrest in Bahrain in 2015. He was released pending trial, but re-arrested a year later on separate charges. Since then, the Bahraini authorities have subjected him to torture and failed to provide him with adequate medical […]

Profiles in Persecution: Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace

Profiles in Persecution: Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace

Dr. AbdulJalil AlSingace was a Bahraini academic, human rights activist, and blogger until 2011, when he was detained for his participation in protests. He is one of the “Bahrain Thirteen,” a group of 13 political leaders who were arrested for their role in the 2011 pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. Dr. […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Mohamed Merza Moosa was a prominent Bahraini athlete who won several gold medals in international competitions for Jiu-jitsu in Brazil, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between 2008 and 2010. Like Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi, Mohamed was subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial following the government […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Abdali AlAsfoor

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 […]