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Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Merza Moosa

Mohamed Merza Moosa was a prominent Bahraini athlete who won several gold medals in international competitions for Jiu-jitsu in Brazil, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between 2008 and 2010. Like Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi, Mohamed was subjected to torture and convicted in an unfair trial following the government […]

The Extradition of Hakeem AlAraibi to Bahrain is One Step Closer to Reality

The Extradition of Hakeem AlAraibi to Bahrain is One Step Closer to Reality

As of 29 January 2019, the Government of Bahrain officially submitted documents to Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, formally requesting for the extradition of Hakeem AlAraibi to Bahrain. After over 60 days of detention in Thailand, Hakeem AlAraibi is one step closer to being forcibly sent to Bahrain, where he […]