A Letter from a Prisoner to His Immigrant Brother…
No one can understand the pain in this letter unless they have witnessed the harsh experience in Bahraini prisons and the long-years they spend that are eaten out of their lives.
Jaw Prisoners Banned from Performing their Religious Rites Despite Submitting Formal Requests
A prominent rights activist, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, quoted one of the detainees as saying that the administration of the Jaw Prison is preventing the inmates from performing religious rites.
30 Children Poisoned, Prison Administration Refuses to Transfer them to Hospital: SALAM Org.
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights revealed that 30 children in juvenile prison in the notorious Dry Dock Prison were poisoned on October 15.
Case of 60 Suspects Accused of Smuggling Detainees from Jaw Prison Postponed
The Fourth High Criminal Court decided to postpone a case that included 60 suspects, accused of smuggling prisoners from Jaw Central Prison, to October 17, in order to listen to the testimonies of the attesting witnesses.
Bahrain’s Image Hurt By Prison Reality, Brian Dooley
Jailed in 2011 for life for discussing peaceful political reform by a monarchist elite fearful of change, Bahraini dissident Abdul Al Khawaja is living the brutality of Bahrain’s Jau Prison, highlights Brian Dooley.
Mohammad Sahwan: You’ll no Longer Feel the Pain of your Wounds
Martyr Mohammad Sahwan went through many difficult stages as did the rest of his family members. Belonging to the “Sahwan” family name was enough for him to become a target, let alone being a leading man of society in Sanabes.
Martyr Ali Al-Singace in Last Visit: I Cry out of Fear for You...I Will Pray Tonight
The family tried to escape the gloominess of situation since it was their very last gathering with Ali. They wanted to show the authorities that they were neither broken nor regretful. They kept their heads held up high until the end of this final meeting.
In response to Bahrain’s Interior Minister: The Big Escape Scandal
It is incomprehensible how the authorities allow themselves to vilify civilian suspects, while covering up for mercenaries from the police force, whose crime poses a greater and more dangerous threat.
Detainees in "Jaw" Prison's Solitary Confinement: We Live in Terrible Conditions
Bahraini death row detainee Mohammad Ramadan, confirmed that the detainees in solitary confinement in "Jaw" Prison live in "terrible conditions", since 10 prisoners managed to escape last Sunday.
MOI Reports Armed Raid on “Jaw” Prison, Policeman Killed, 10 Inmates Escaped
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior announced (Sunday January 1, 2017) that an armed group consisting of 4 to 5 members raided the “Jaw” central prison, causing the death of one policemen, and the escape of 10 political prisoners.
“Takrooz” Reveals Himself: I’m a State Not a Person, I Don’t Leave a Word Unspoken
Takrooz (Hussein Mahdi), one of most prominent Bahraini activists on Twitter explains his harsh criticism against the ruling Bahraini regime.
Ali Abdulemam: Jihad, What Immense Suffering You Recount in “Jaw”!
There is always a big difference between experiencing pain and writing or reading about it. There is something unique about reading about a similar struggle you went through for a period of time.
Hunger Strike in Jaw Prison Building #4 in Protest against Attacking Worshippers
Detainees held in building 4 in Jaw Prison declared going on a hunger strike (Sunday December 11, 2016) in protest of a guard attacking detainees performing prayers.
An Excerpt of “Jaw” Novel: Jordanian Officer Involved in Detainees’ Torture Speaks Up
In this chosen section, a Jordanian officer expresses his deep remorse for beating and torturing prisoners of the March 10, 2015 incidents. He explains how the Bahraini Interior Ministry misled the Jordanian police officers, whom Bahrain employed and gave wrong information about the detainees and dissidents.
Zainab Al-Khawaja: “Jaw” Novel, A Story of Resilience
This book comes to you from behind prison walls in Bahrain. It is not the story of someone who was once in prison, it is the voice of someone who still is.
"Jaw" Novel, A Tale of Agony by Insider Bahraini Detainee
On Human Rights Day, the tale of “Jaw” emerged from within Bahraini prisons. It is novel recounting the story of a political prisoner and his sufferings on March 10, 2015 inside Central Jaw Prison.
HR Activist: Shiite Cleric Harassed in Jaw Prison for Performing Congregational Prayer
: Human rights activist Zainab Al-Khamis said that the security authorities in Jaw Central Prison dealt “impolitely” with the prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad al-Mansi who is serving one-year jail term over performing prayers “without a license from the Jaafaria Endowments (Waqf)”.
Appeals Court to Issue its Verdict in Case of 57 Suspects Accused of Causing Jaw Prison's Incidents on Feb. 16
Bahrain's high appeals court set February 16, 2017 as a date to issue its verdict in the case of 54 appellants of the 57 defendants accused of causing riots in Jaw prison on (March 10, 2015). The court had sentenced the suspects to 15 years in prison and bound them to pay 508187.970 BD.
Al-Salmaniya Postpones Surgery of Cancer Detainee Elias Al-Mulla Because Prison’s Administration did not Comply with Medical Instructions
Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex postponed on Thursday (December 1, 2016) an endoscopy operation for Elias Faisal Al-Mulla, a cancer patient, because Jaw Prison’s administration did not comply with the medical instructions that should be followed before undergoing a surgery.
Jaw Prison Rebuffs Denying Detainee Kamil al-Manami Health Care
The administration of Jaw Prison said on Monday (November 21, 2016) that detainee Kamil al-Manami “is receiving all rights stated by the law of the Reform and Rehabilitation institution”.