Tag: torture

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Saleh

Hasan Ali Saleh is a 16-year-old Bahraini who was arrested in 2018 without a warrant during a raid on his father’s home. Hasan was forcibly disappeared, interrogated without a lawyer, tortured, and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in an unfair trial. He remains at New Dry Dock, the section of […]

UAE Lawyer Mohamed al-Roken Faces Seventh Year Arbitrarily Imprisoned

UAE Lawyer Mohamed al-Roken Faces Seventh Year Arbitrarily Imprisoned

Mohamed al-Roken is a prominent lawyer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was detained on 17 July 2012 while on his way to a police station and held incommunicadofor months. Al-Roken’s trial began in March 2013, where he was tried with 93 other defendants, and ultimately convicted and sentenced […]

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Hasan Kadhem

Profile in Persecution: Ahmed Hasan Kadhem

Ahmed Hasan Kadhem is a 27-year-old Bahraini citizen. Since his arbitrary arrest in 2015, and subsequent detention in 2016, Bahraini authorities have subjected Ahmed to torture, ill-treatment, and an unfair trial. He is currently in Jau Prison. On 14 June 2015, officers from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) arrested Ahmed […]