Tag: torture

Profiles in Prosecution: Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim

Profiles in Prosecution: Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim

Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim, a 20 year-old citizen of Bahrain, was coerced into turning himself into authorities on 21 September 2018. He was detained without due process, tortured by Bahraini authorities, and is charged with crimes he maintains he did not commit. In addition, Adel has been denied medical treatment for […]

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel

Abdulwahab Husain Ismaeel is a 64-year old Bahraini national from the town of Nuwaidrat. He is one of the “Bahrain Thirteen”- a group of thirteen religious leaders, political opposition leaders, and human rights defenders who led non-violent pro-democracy protests in Bahrain in February 2011. He is currently in Jau Prison […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Jaafar Ali

Profiles in Persecution: Sadeq Jaafar Ali

Sadeq Jaafar Ali is a 17-year old Bahraini national from the town of Al Aali. Bahraini forces arbitrarily arrested Sadeq, and tortured and interrogated him until he confessed to committing bogus state security crimes, for which he was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison and stripped of his […]