Tag: Prisoners

Profiles in Persecution: Osama Nezar AlSagheer

Profiles in Persecution: Osama Nezar AlSagheer

Osama Nezar AlSagheer is a 20-year-old Bahraini student who was most recently arrested in 2017 during the suppression of peaceful protests in Duraz, which concerned the denaturalization of Shia religious figure Sheikh Isa Qassim. The sit-in around Sheikh Isa Qassim’s home in Duraz began on 20 June 2016, and the […]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Abdulla AlSankis

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Abdulla AlSankis

Mohamed Abdulla AlSankis is a 53-year-old Bahraini and a former Ministry of Works laboratory technician. He was arrested in 2012 without a warrant and has since been arbitrarily detained and denied medical treatment while serving a 12.5 year prison sentence resulting from an unfair trial. On 15 May 2012, Mohamed […]

Profiles in Persecution: Faten Ali Naser

Profiles in Persecution: Faten Ali Naser

Faten Ali Naser is a 41-year old mother of four and housewife from Bahrain. She is currently in Isa Town Women’s Prison, serving a five-year sentence for allegedly harboring a fugitive and now awaiting an appeal scheduled for 28 January 2019. On 9 February 2017, as Faten was at her […]