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Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Sayed Hashem Alawi is a 22-year-old student at the University of Bahrain. He was arrested and tortured by authorities and subjected to an unfair trial. Sayed was the first defendant of 14 in the “February 14 Coalition” cases, referring to a largely informal online group which the Bahraini government has […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Mohamed Ebrahim Husain is a 24-year-old Bahraini who was a security guard for a private company. The Bahraini authorities have arrested him on numerous occasions, threatened him, subjected him to torture, and convicted him in unfair trials. He remains in Jau Prison, where the authorities have ignored and neglected his […]

Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to release Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior, a comprehensive look at the core security agency driving Bahrain’s human rights crisis. See the introduction to the report below, and click here to […]