Profile in Persecution: Sheikh Zuhair Jasim Abbas (Ashoor)

Sheikh Zuhair Jasim Abbas, also known as Sheikh Zuhair Ashoor, the opposition Shia cleric, was a 32-year-old teacher in the scholarly Hoza AlSayed AlGharifi for Islamic studies, when he was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities on 18 July 2013. During his detention and investigation, he was subject to severe torture and to several human rights[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Jameel Abdulla

Ahmed Jameel Abdulla was a 23-year-old employee at the Fun City game store when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 3 November 2019. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Ahmed is currently detained at the Dry Dock Detention Center, and he will soon be transferred to Jau[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Hasan Tooq

Ali Hasan Tooq was an 18-year-old high school student in grade 10 when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 6 November 2019. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Ali is currently detained at the Dry Dock Detention Center, and he will soon be transferred to the New[…]

Profile in Persecution: Ali Jaafar AlBasri

25-year-old Ali Jaafar AlBasri was a security personnel at a private security company in Bahrain when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 6 November 2019. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Ali is currently detained at the Dry Dock Detention Center. At 3:00 a.m. on 6 November[…]

Profile in Persecution: Saeed Abdulla Alaali

Saeed Abdulla Alaali was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities on his 25th birthday, 21 September 2016. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. Since February 2018, Saeed has been held in Jau Prison. At 2am on 21 September 2016, police forces from the Ministry of Interior, officers in civilian clothes, as[…]