Tag: Prisoners

ADHRB at HRC40: the use of torture against Mahdi Kuwaid in Bahrain

ADHRB at HRC40: the use of torture against Mahdi Kuwaid in Bahrain

6 March 2017 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Iraqi Development Organization take this opportunity at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, during the Clustered Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Disabilities and the Special Rapporteur on Albinism, to call to the Council’s […]

United Nations Experts Find Five Further Bahrainis Arbitrarily Detained

United Nations Experts Find Five Further Bahrainis Arbitrarily Detained

4 March 2019 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the arbitrary deprivation of liberty in the cases of five Bahrainis: Husain Ebrahim Ali Husain Marzooq, Husain Abdulla Juma Maki Mohamed, Jalila Sayed Ameen Jawad Mohamed Shubbar, Mohamed Ahmed Ali Hasan […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Mohamed Ahmed Isa, a 25-year-old Bahraini, was arrested and tortured by authorities, subjected to an unfair trial, and convicted on politically motivated charges between 2016 and 2018. He currently remains in Jau Prison. On 13 May 2016, uniformed police forces and officers in plain clothing arrested Mohamed without a warrant […]