UPDATE: Jassim al-Banna Released From Prison after 3 Months, Still Awaiting Trial

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) has received news that Jassim al-Banna, a Bahraini high school student with special needs who was arrested in January, has been released from prison after three months in detention. We applaud al-Banna’s release to the custody of his parents where he may have direct access to[…]

Take Action: Disabled Teen Neglected in Bahraini Prison

ADHRB is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Jassim al-Banna, a 17-year old high school student currently detained in Bahrain who suffers from Marfan’s Syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition. On 6 January 2014, Bahraini security forces entered Mohammad al-Banna’s home looking for his teenage son, Jassim. Jassim al-Banna suffers from Marfan Syndrome, a[…]