Profile in Persecution: Ayoob Adel Ahmed

Ayoob Adel Ahmed was a 23-year-old Bahraini citizen when Bahraini authorities arbitrarily arrested him for the final time on 14 May 2015. During his detention, he endured numerous violations, including brutal torture, enforced disappearance, sexual harassment, and other abuses. The most severe violations and burdens, however, stem from medical neglect, which has transformed him from[…]

Profile in Persecution: Husain Mohamed Falah

Husain Mohamed Falah was a 17-year-old Bahraini minor and high school student when Bahraini authorities arrested him from his home on 15 December 2014 without presenting any arrest warrant. During his detention, he endured torture, sexual harassment, denial of attorney access during interrogation and trial, and an unfair trial. He is currently serving a life[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sayed Osama Ali Husain

Sayed Osama Ali Husain was a 16-year-old student when Bahraini authorities arbitrarily arrested him from the street without presenting an arrest warrant. During detention, he endured torture, denial of access to legal counsel, and an unfair trial based on confessions extracted under torture. He is currently serving a 22-year and 6-month sentence in Jau Prison[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mahmood AbdulJabbar Nooh

Updated: Mahmood AbdulJabbar Nooh was a 17-year-old minor when Bahraini authorities arrested him on 13 November 2019, after chasing him in the streets of AlKarranah Town without presenting any arrest warrant. During his detention, he was subjected to torture, electric shocks, and burning. He was interrogated without the presence of his lawyer and faced an[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali AbdulAziz Mohamed

Ali AbdulAziz Mohamed is a 19-year-old Bahraini student who was arrested, arbitrarily detained, tortured, and refused proper medical treatment by prison officials. In protest of the poor prison conditions, Ali went on a hunger strike in May 2019. He is currently imprisoned in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison reserved for inmates under[…]