Tag: denial of medical care

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 […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh

Profiles in Persecution: Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh

Hesham Abduljalil AlSabbagh, former spokesperson of the now-dissolved Islamic Action Society (Amal) and counselor to its Secretary-General Mohammed Ali Mahfouz, was arrested in Bahrain in April 2013. Since then, he has been disappeared, tortured, and convicted on politically-motivated charges. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where he is routinely denied access […]

HRC39 Written Statement: Conditions in Bahrain’s Jau Prison

HRC39 Written Statement: Conditions in Bahrain’s Jau Prison

Ahead of the 39th session of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement addressing poor conditions of detention in Bahrain’s notorious Jau Prison. Continue reading for the text of the statement or click here for a […]