Tag: Human Rights

Profiles in Persecution: Salah Saeed AlHammar

Profiles in Persecution: Salah Saeed AlHammar

Salah Saeed AlHammar is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen, who was arbitrarily detained, tortured, and later placed in solitary confinement after participating in a hunger strike to protest the poor prison conditions. Salah remains imprisoned at Jau Prison. In mid-December 2011, officials arrested Salah in the street without providing a warrant. […]

UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to United Arab Emirates Addressing Ongoing Imprisonment of Human Rights Attorney Mr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Roken

UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to United Arab Emirates Addressing Ongoing Imprisonment of Human Rights Attorney Mr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Roken

On 31 July 2019, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitration Detention (WGAD), the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, and the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Ali Muhana

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Ali Muhana

Husain Ali Muhana is a 23-year-old Bahraini student who was arrested without a warrant from his friend’s house by officers from Bahrain’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) and other Ministry of Interior (MOI) officers in 2017. He was subsequently tortured and convicted in an unfair mass trial, and is currently in […]