Tag: Prisoners

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Khalaf

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Khalaf

Husain Abdulla Khalaf is a 31-year-old former school bus driver from Hamad Town, Bahrain. He was arbitrarily arrested, disappeared and tortured at the Ministry of Interior (MoI)’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). He is currently in Jau Prison. At approximately 2:00am on 3 November 2015, Husain was arrested from his home, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Haidar Ebrahim Hasen is an 18-year-old Bahraini citizen who was a minor completing his secondary education at the time of his arrest. Bahraini authorities forcibly disappeared him and tortured him into a forced confession. Haidar was sentenced to 23 years in prison and denaturalized. He currently remains in New Dry […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah is a 32-year-old Bahraini citizen who worked as a guard at the Al-Arian factory prior to his arrest. He was arbitrarily arrested by police officers, forcibly disappeared for over 20 days, and tortured into confessing to the charges against him. Husain currently awaits his appeal in Jau […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Sheikh Hasan Isa Marzooq is a 47-year-old Bahraini Shia cleric who has been targeted for religious and political persecution. He was arbitrarily arrested, threatened, and subjected to an unfair trial. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where authorities continue to deprive him of medical care. Sheikh Hasan formerly served as […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Hassan Mushaima is a 70-year-old Bahraini citizen currently serving a life sentence in Jau Prison on political charges. He was sentenced for “attempting to overthrow the government” for his role in the pro-democracy protests in 2011. He remains in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to ill treatment, including […]