Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlAali

Ali Husain AlAali is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2017 without a warrant, tortured him during interrogation, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in Jau Prison. On 26 January 2017, officers from the Special Security Force Command (SSFC), along with officers from the Ministry of Interior[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Ali Khamis

Husain Ali Khamis is a 31-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2018 without a warrant, threatened him to coerce a confession, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned at Jau Prison. On 23 January 2018, a combination of officers in plain clothes, National Security Agency (NSA) officers, and officers[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Radhi AbdulNabi

Husain Radhi AbdulNabi is a 13-year-old Bahraini boy being arbitrarily detained in the Bahrain’s Juvenile Care Center in Isa Town. On 14 February 2019, armed officers in civilian clothing arrested Husain on the street in the village of al-Musalla, during an ongoing protest nearby. Officers beat him and yelled at him, and arrested him without[…]

Profiles in Prosecution: AbdulMajeed Abdulla Mohsen

AbdulMajeed Abdulla Mohsen is an established Bahraini human rights defender and has been an advocate of civil rights in Bahrain since 2011. Also known as a “Father of the Revolution,” AbdulMajeed has a history of being unlawfully arrested for his activism. On 19 September 2018, AbdulMajeed was arrested for participating in a religious ceremony connected[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Ali

Mohamed Ebrahim Ali is a 16-year-old high school student in Bahrain. At 6:00 in the morning on 22 July 2017, Bahraini security officers forced their way into his family’s home, searched it from top to bottom, and took Mohamed away. Though no one has been able to visit him since he was detained, all available[…]