Tag: Prisoners

2ND UPDATE: Bahrain Courts Postpone American Teen’s Trial Yet Again

2ND UPDATE: Bahrain Courts Postpone American Teen’s Trial Yet Again

Bahrain prosecutors further delayed proceedings in the case of 17-year old Virginia native, Abdulla Jaffar, postponing his trial until 28 May 2014. The reason given was that no witnesses were present in the court to testify. The continued detention of Abdulla Jaffar despite a lack of evidence or witnesses to […]

UPDATE: American Teen’s Trial Postponed in Bahrain

UPDATE: American Teen’s Trial Postponed in Bahrain

The trial of 17-year old U.S. citizen Abdulla Jaffar has been postponed until Wednesday, May 14 because there were no witnesses for the prosecution present. Though a U.S. Embassy representative was present in the courtroom on Tuesday, Abdulla’s family has expressed disappointment about the lack of action on the part […]

Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on Third Anniversary of his Arrest

Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on Third Anniversary of his Arrest

Protesters demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi al-Khawaja   The undersigned civil society organizations express their serious concern for the health and well-being of imprisoned Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja. Mr. Al-Khawaja was arrested three years ago today, on 9 April 2011, and continues to require medical […]