Tag: Female Political Prisoners

UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

On 26 February 2019, United Nations (UN) rights experts, including Dainius Pūras, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, and Fionnuala Ní […]

Bahrain Continues Arbitrary Imprisonment of Taiba Darwish Despite Reduced Sentence

Bahrain Continues Arbitrary Imprisonment of Taiba Darwish Despite Reduced Sentence

**Update: Bahraini political prisoner Taiba Darwish completed her reduced three-year sentence and was released from Isa Town Women’s Prison on Monday, 14 May 2018. On 18 April 2018, a Bahraini appeals court reduced the sentence against political prisoner Taiba Darwish from five to three years in prison. Darwish was arbitrarily […]