Tag: torture

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Moosa Ali

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Moosa Ali

Hasan Moosa Ali is a Bahraini student with learning disabilities who was arrested multiple times, tortured, and sentenced to a total of 23 years’ imprisonment in a series of unfair trials. Hasan is currently imprisoned at Jau Prison. On 5 September 2012, officials raided Hasan’s family home in an attempt […]

epa04511911 French Members of the Parliament attend the vote session on the recognition of the Palestinian State in Paris, France, 02 December 2014.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Three French MPs Table Questions on Bahrain

26 November 2019 – Three Members of Parliament (MPs) in France have tabled questions to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs concerning human rights abuses in Bahrain. MP Sébastien Nadot tabled a question on serious human rights abuses in Bahrain, including torture and arbitrary executions, and noting the arrest […]

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on the Human Rights Violations against Ugandan national Ms. Sylvia Nandawula

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on the Human Rights Violations against Ugandan national Ms. Sylvia Nandawula

On 13 September 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mansoor AbdulWahed AlDolabi

Profiles in Persecution: Mansoor AbdulWahed AlDolabi

Mansoor AbdulWahed AlDolabi is a 26-year-old Bahraini service representative. He was first arrested in December 2017 without a warrant and was held for 18 days. A month later, on 9 January 2018, Mansoor was again arrested while he was at the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) trying to acquire the records […]