Tag: Unfair Trials

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Profiles in Persecution: Haidar Ebrahim Hasen

Haidar Ebrahim Hasen is an 18-year-old Bahraini citizen who was a minor completing his secondary education at the time of his arrest. Bahraini authorities forcibly disappeared him and tortured him into a forced confession. Haidar was sentenced to 23 years in prison and denaturalized. He currently remains in New Dry […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Sheikh Hasan Isa Marzooq is a 47-year-old Bahraini Shia cleric who has been targeted for religious and political persecution. He was arbitrarily arrested, threatened, and subjected to an unfair trial. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where authorities continue to deprive him of medical care. Sheikh Hasan formerly served as […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Hassan Mushaima is a 70-year-old Bahraini citizen currently serving a life sentence in Jau Prison on political charges. He was sentenced for “attempting to overthrow the government” for his role in the pro-democracy protests in 2011. He remains in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to ill treatment, including […]

Profiles in Persecution: Jaafar Maki Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Jaafar Maki Husain

Jaafar Maki Husain is a 42-year-old Bahraini citizen who worked at the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) before he was arbitrarily detained by security forces. Arrested without a warrant and tortured into providing a coerced confession, Jaafar was sentenced to life imprisonment and denaturalization in December 2017. On 8 June 2018, […]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa

Fadhel Abbas Isa is a 33-year-old Bahraini customs broker. Sentenced in absentia to seven years of imprisonment for arson in 2013, tortured in 2014, and then sentenced to life imprisonment in 2015, Fadhel is currently held in Jau Prison. On 2 November 2014, five officers in plain clothing arrested Fadhel […]