BCHR: The Accused of Forming Saraya Al-Ashtar were Tortured
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain Center for Human Rights stated on Wednesday (June 10, 2015) that it received information confirming that “the accused in the Saraya Al-Ashtar case were subjected to physical and psychological torture.
VIDEO: Bahrain State-Run TV Airs Testimonies of Suspects of Forming “Saraya al-Ashtar” Militant Group
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior announced (June 7, 2015) that it arrested a number of individuals accused of “carrying out terrorist acts,” and foiled a “terrorist” plot aimed at threatening the kingdom’s security.
Al-Wefaq’s Annual Report Reveals Horrifying Numbers: Bahrain Judiciary Issues Prison Sentences reaching up to 11,000 years
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued on Monday (June 8, 2015) its annual report of 2014, entitled: “Reform in Bahrain: Game of Numbers,” referring to the courts in Bahrain that have issued prison sentences over political issues that amount up to 11,000 years.
EBOHR: Detainees in Bahrain’s Dry Dock Prison Forced to Buy Clothes at High Prices
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Member of the European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights, Ahmed al-Saffar, stated on Thursday (June 4, 2015) that the authorities in Bahrain’s Dry Dock Prison are not allowing clothes to be delivered to the detainees and are forcing them to buy clothes from the prison at high prices.
Bahraini Ombudsman Annual Report: We Investigated 11 death cases in Jaw prison
Bahrain Mirror: Ombudsman Nawaf Al-Moawda stated that, during the period between May 1st 2014 and April 30, 2015, the Secretariat of Ombudsman “received 908 grievances including 319 complaints and 589 help requests.”
Families of Jaw Prison Detainees: We Want to Inform the EU Delegation about the Detainees’ Sufferings
Bahrain Mirror: The Families of a number of detainees in Jaw Prison requested that their concern over their sons be relieved, as they have been living in harsh conditions since the outbreak of the mass protests inside prison on March 10.
Bahrain Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty of Two Youths Accused of Killing a Policeman
Bahrain Mirror: The Supreme Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Isa Al-Kaabi, and Nawaf Khalfan as Secretariat, upheld on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 the death sentences of the two youths, Mohammed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moussa, after being convicted of killing a policeman in Dair village.
Amnesty International: The Bahraini Detainee Ahmad Mshaima’ Needs an Urgent Action
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International has launched an urgent action to release the prisoner of conscience Ahmad Mshaima’ stating that he may be at risk of further torture and other ill-treatment.
The Detainee Khalil Al-Halwachi: Suffered from a Blood Clot and was Transferred to the Military Hospital
Bahrain Mirror: The arrested Khalil Al-Halwachi suffered recently from a blood clot in his arm and was transferred to the military hospital for treatment without informing his family. Kahlil’s family expressed their concern over him suffering again from another clot due to the maltreatment in the Dry Dock Prison.
New Buildings in Bahrain’s Prison with the Increasing Number of Inmates
Bahrain Mirror: The Ministry of Interior announced the opening of more buildings in the Dry Dock Detention Center and Jaw Central Prison to embrace the increasing number of inmates who were arrested over the popular protests that erupted on 14 February 2011.
A Letter to President Barack Obama From Jehad Al-Hubaishi’s Father: Jehad & Ebrahim: Child Political Detainees In Bahrain
Sadeq al-Hubaishi: Dear President Barack Obama, I am the father of Jehad al-Hubaishi, who was arrested when he was only 16 years old and joined over 200 child political detainees currently held in Bahraini prisons. I am confident that you will take the necessary steps to address my son’s issue, as well as his friend’s, and the cases of other children.
Bahrain’s King will Issue a Royal Decree Pardoning a Number of Inmates for “Humanitarian Reasons”
Manama- BNA: The Public Prosecutor Dr. Ali bin Fadhl Al-Bouainain announced that His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will issue a Royal Decree pardoning a number of inmates for humanitarian reasons.
"Human Rights Watch" Publishes the Bahraini Inmates' Stories: This is What Happened in Jaw Prison
Human Rights Watch published on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 the stories of the inmates in Jaw Central Prison who were recently released. It also tackled the incidents that sparked inside the prison in March 10, 2015.
“Al-Zaki”: A Shiite Scholar was Incriminated for Helping the Dismissed and Detainees’ Families
Bahrain Mirror: The government of Bahrain incriminated Al-Maliki for helping the dismissed and detainees’ families. This sentence was issued to incriminate helping needy people in this Muslim country and to reveal that the community has to ignore his religious and humanitarian duty and forget the poor families in order not to put itself under these provisions.
Bahraini Detainee suffers from “Multiple Sclerosis”, Deliberately Prevented from Receiving the Required Treatment
Bahrain Mirror: The family of detainee Mohammad Faraj, who suffers from “Multiple sclerosis”, expressed their concern over him being deliberately prevented from receiving the required treatment to his rare life-threatening illness
The Family of the Blind Prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk: His Skin Color had Turned Darker Because of Torture!
After his family was allowed to visit him in Jaw Prison on April 21, 2015, the blind prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk, refused to talk about the torture he was subjected to. His family said that his skin color has turned darker than before.
Attacked and Bitten By Dogs...Detainee Talib Ali: If I Showed You My Tortured Body, You'd Fall Apart
After the family of detainee Talib Ali, who is sentenced to 50 years in prison, was able to visit him on Sunday, they realized that all the reports about torture are true and not exaggerated.
Bahraini Authorities Prevent Abdulhadi and Salah Al-Khawaja from Attending Their Brother's Funeral
The Bahraini government has deprived prominent human rights activists Abdulhadi and Salah Al-Khawaja, who are serving long prison terms, of attending their brother's funeral and mourning ceremony, as the authorities refused to grant them temporary release.
That’s How We Saw Detainee Ali Sanqour: Carried Because of a Broken Pelvis, Why? Because They Forgot Him (Hanging)
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): We were heartbroken. We raised our heads to be shocked. It’s the detainee Ali Sanqour carried by his fellow detainees. He wasn’t even able to drag his feet. His body was exhausted. He couldn’t move or walk.
VIDEO: Mother of Bahraini Detainee: I Just Want to Know if my Son is Alive, Injured or Dead
Bahrain Mirror: A video of Ahmad Abdallah Al-Arab’s mother went viral on social media platforms as she pleaded the world to reveal her son’s fate, who is a 16-year-old youth that was arrested by civil forces on the 13th of April.