Tag: torture

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Haidar Ebrahim Hasen is an 18-year-old Bahraini citizen who was a minor completing his secondary education at the time of his arrest. Bahraini authorities forcibly disappeared him and tortured him into a forced confession. Haidar was sentenced to 23 years in prison and denaturalized. He currently remains in New Dry […]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah

Husain Mohsen Al-Meftah is a 32-year-old Bahraini citizen who worked as a guard at the Al-Arian factory prior to his arrest. He was arbitrarily arrested by police officers, forcibly disappeared for over 20 days, and tortured into confessing to the charges against him. Husain currently awaits his appeal in Jau […]

Profiles in Persecution: Jaafar Maki Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Jaafar Maki Husain

Jaafar Maki Husain is a 42-year-old Bahraini citizen who worked at the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) before he was arbitrarily detained by security forces. Arrested without a warrant and tortured into providing a coerced confession, Jaafar was sentenced to life imprisonment and denaturalization in December 2017. On 8 June 2018, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Fadhel Abbas Isa is a 33-year-old Bahraini customs broker. Sentenced in absentia to seven years of imprisonment for arson in 2013, tortured in 2014, and then sentenced to life imprisonment in 2015, Fadhel is currently held in Jau Prison. On 2 November 2014, five officers in plain clothing arrested Fadhel […]