Profile in Persecution: Abdulla Hatem Yusuf

Abdulla Hatem Yusuf was a 15-year-old minor and school student when Bahraini authorities arrested him from his home on 15 May 2015. During his detention, he was subjected to torture, sexual harassment, denial of access to his lawyer during interrogation, and an unfair trial based on confessions extracted under torture. He is currently serving a[…]

Profile in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Mohamed

Updated: Fadhel Abbas Mohamed, a Bahraini citizen from the village of Nuwaidrat working in the private sector, was 19 years old when Bahraini authorities arrested him at his home at dawn on 22 November 2021, without presenting any arrest or search warrant. During his detention, he was subjected to torture, enforced disappearance, deprivation of communication[…]

Profile in Persecution: Hasan Ateya Mubarak

Hasan Ateya Mubarak, an employee of a company, was 37 years old when he was arrested by Bahraini authorities from his home in Karzakan. During his detention, he was subjected to torture and threats and was subsequently tried in an unfair trial. He is currently serving his sentence in Jau prison.   On 6 August 2017,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Husain Ali Khamis Barbar

Updated: Husain Ali Khamis Barbar was an 18-year-old Bahraini student when he was arbitrarily arrested a few months after finishing high school. During his detention, he was subjected to torture, solitary confinement, an unfair trial, medical neglect, provocation, and humiliation. He is currently serving a 17-year and six-month prison sentence on charges of political background[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Husain AlTaraifi

Ali was an 18-year-old high school student at Jidhafs Secondary Industrial School for Boys when he was arrested on 13 November 2019. Additionally, he is a former volleyball player at the Bani Jamra Club. Ali had been arrested several times, occasionally multiple times in a single day, during his minor years. During his last detention,[…]