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: 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,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sadiq Jaafar AlAbd

Sadiq is the brother of Isa Jaafar AlAbd, the subject of a previous profile. Sadiq Jaafar AlAbd was a 24-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested in 2018 without an arrest warrant. He endured enforced disappearance, torture, unfair trial, insults based on his sect, deprivation from practicing his religious rituals, and reprisal. He was due[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Jaafar Mohamed Ali (AlShamali)

Mohamed Jaafar Mohamed Ali (AlShamali) was a 15-year-old Bahraini child and school student when he was arbitrarily arrested from his home on 15 July 2012. He was subjected to torture, enforced disappearance, solitary confinement, medical neglect, an unfair trial, reprisals, and ill-treatment. Additionally, he was denied education, access to healthy food, sufficient access to water,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Qasim Jalil Abdullah

Sayed Qasim Jalil Ali Abdullah is a young Bahraini from the village of Al-Dair in the city of Muharraq. He was 20 years old when he was arrested without judicial arrest warrant in 2018. He faced multiple human rights violations, including torture, enforced disappearance, and unfair mass trial. He was falsely charged with joining the[…]