Tag: Unfair Trial

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Profiles in Persecution: Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf

Abdulla Jaafar Yusuf is a 14-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2018 without a warrant at a religious assembly, interrogated him without a lawyer present, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in the Juvenile Care Center. On 22 September 2018, Abdulla attended a […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlAali

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlAali

Ali Husain AlAali is a 26-year-old Bahraini citizen. Bahraini authorities arrested him in 2017 without a warrant, tortured him during interrogation, and subjected him to an unfair trial. He is currently imprisoned in Jau Prison. On 26 January 2017, officers from the Special Security Force Command (SSFC), along with officers […]

This Week Marks Two Years Since the Arrest of UAE Human Rights Activist Ahmed Mansoor

This Week Marks Two Years Since the Arrest of UAE Human Rights Activist Ahmed Mansoor

Yesterday, 20 March 2019, marked the two-year anniversary of when twelve United Arab Emirates (UAE) officials forcibly arrested Ahmed Mansoor, an award-winning human rights activist, at his home in Ajman in 2017. Following his arrest, Mansoor was forcibly disappeared, kept in solitary confinement, and denied access to an attorney. Ahmed […]

Profiles in Prosecution: AbdulMajeed Abdulla Mohsen

Profiles in Prosecution: AbdulMajeed Abdulla Mohsen

AbdulMajeed Abdulla Mohsen is an established Bahraini human rights defender and has been an advocate of civil rights in Bahrain since 2011. Also known as a “Father of the Revolution,” AbdulMajeed has a history of being unlawfully arrested for his activism. On 19 September 2018, AbdulMajeed was arrested for participating […]