Tag: Unfair Trials

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Hadeer Abdulla Abadi is a 25-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Isa Town Detention Center for Women. The authorities have mistreated her, threatened her with lengthy jail time, and continue to hold her in pre-trial detention. On 10 January 2019, someone from the Criminal Investigation Directorate […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Hashem Alawi

Sayed Hashem Alawi is a 22-year-old student at the University of Bahrain. He was arrested and tortured by authorities and subjected to an unfair trial. Sayed was the first defendant of 14 in the “February 14 Coalition” cases, referring to a largely informal online group which the Bahraini government has […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ebrahim Husain

Mohamed Ebrahim Husain is a 24-year-old Bahraini who was a security guard for a private company. The Bahraini authorities have arrested him on numerous occasions, threatened him, subjected him to torture, and convicted him in unfair trials. He remains in Jau Prison, where the authorities have ignored and neglected his […]