Profile In Persecution: Ali Mohamed Hasan

Ali Hasan was 22 years old when he was arrested along with his two cousins at their house in the Karanah area. During the period of the investigation, Ali was subjected to numerous human rights violations. He was tortured in order to obtain confessions from him and suffered a serious hand injury as a result; this[…]

French MP and Rights Groups to Saudi Arabia: Release Women Human Rights Defenders

French Deputy Jean-Baptiste Moreau (LREM), president of the France-Saudi Arabia parliamentary friendship group joins forces with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Women’s March Global, International Service for Human Rights, MENA Rights Group, CODEPINK, to demand the definitive release of Loujain al-Hathloul and her right to return to France.   On February[…]

From Defiant to Disappearing Dissent in Bahrain

The international community should be alarmed by the Government of Bahrain’s continued campaign against the expression of dissent by civil society and peaceful political opposition. A decade after the historic 2011 protests, any positive change has been overshadowed by darker days characterized by arrests and mass trials, the implementation of new and depraved laws, and[…]

Profile in Persecution: Hasan Radhi AlBaqali

Hasan Radhi AlBaqali was a 28-year-old security personnel at a private company when he was arrested by Omani authorities on 22 February 2016 at Muscat Airport Oman based on Bahrain’s allegations, via INTERPOL, that he was a fugitive from justice. During his detention, he was subjected to torture and to several human rights violations. Recently,[…]

Profile in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed AlMahroos

Jasim Mohamed AlMahroos was a 23-year-old student of religious studies at Hawza Ilmiyya in Qom, Iran when he was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities at the Bahrain International Airport while returning from Iran in 2018. During his detention, he was subject to torture and other human rights violations. He is currently held in Jau Prison,[…]