Tag: torture

Profiles in Persecution: Sadiq Jaafar AlAbd

Profiles in Persecution: Sadiq Jaafar AlAbd

Sadiq is the brother of Isa Jaafar AlAbd, the subject of a previous profile. Sadiq was a 24-year-old student before his arrest in 2018. He was arrested without a warrant, subjected to an enforced disappearance and torture, and convicted in an unfair trial. He remains in Jau Prison. On 26 […]

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

10 December 2019 – Today is Human Rights Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In honor of this occasion, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reiterates our call for all governments around the world to protect and promote fundamental […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea

Hasan Abdulameer AlMeshaimea is a 20-year-old former student who has been arrested multiple times since 2012, often for various illegal assembly charges relating to pro-democracy demonstrations. He was subjected to torture, sentenced in an unfair trial, and is currently being denied medical care in prison. Hasan was most recently arrested […]

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

3 December 2019 – Today, French Member of Parliament (MP) Clémentine Autain tabled a question to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on “serious human rights abuses” in Bahrain. She noted the intensification of human rights abuses since 2017, including arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, and sexual assault, and […]

Bahrain Court Delays Verdict on Death Row Torture Victims to Christmas Day

Bahrain Court Delays Verdict on Death Row Torture Victims to Christmas Day

27 November 2019 – Without offering any justification, Bahrain’s High Criminal Appeals Court has delayed a judgment due today in the case of Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa. Both men had previously been sentenced to death on the basis of torture-tainted confessions. Lawyers have been notified that the verdict will […]