Appeals Court Amends Sentence against Prisoner Accused of Damaging Glass Barrier in Jaw Prison
The High Criminal Court of “Appeals” amended the verdict ruled against a prisoner convicted with damaging the class barrier of the visiting room. The verdict imprisonment years were decreased from 6 months to 3 months.
Jaw Prison Guards Attack Isolated Cell Block of Death Row Prisoners
Sources said Jaw Prison guards attacked the isolated cell block, where dissidents and other inmates either sentenced to death or life imprisonment are held.
Family of Death Row Prisoner Kumail Al-Manami Says Jaw Prison’s Administration Prevented him from Receiving Treatment in Al-Salmaniya
Family of death row prisoner Kumail Al-Manami asked Jaw prison’s administration to expose him to a specialized doctor, indicating that “Al-Manami has been repeatedly visiting Al-Salmaniya medical complex to receive treatment in the ear, nose and throat department as well as the departments of eye and internal medicine due to the different pains he is suffering from following his arrest.”
Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous’s Aunt Dies, After Authorities Rejected His Request to Visit Her in ICU
The aunt of detained Sheikh Mirza al-Mahrous died, after authorities did not allow him to visit her in the hospital.
Shiite Cleric Exposed to Deliberate Medical Negligence in Jaw Prison
Al-Naim Detainees Committee said that Shiite cleric Sheikh Mounir Al-Maatouk is exposed to deliberate medical negligence in Jaw prison, after the prison's administration refused to allow him receive medical clutch that he needs due to his knee pains and to change his bed, which increased his back pains.
Bahraini Detainees are to be Treated in Military Hospitals Only
Detainees in Jaw Central Prison stressed that the Bahraini authorities decided not to treat them in the hospitals affiliated to the ministry of health and to only treat them in the military hospital. According to inmates’ estimations, the health of about 1500 detainees will deteriorate.
Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous Starts Open Hunger Strike in Jaw Prison
Alyaa Radhi, wife of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman who is detained in Jaw prison, said that Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous (one of the detained figures in Jaw prison) has started an open hunger strike.
Opposition Figures from Jaw Prison Confirm Necessity of Popular Movement
A number of detained Shiite clerics in the Central Jaw Prison, said that introducing the personal status law by the authorities aims at “weakening the opposition, and pressuring it to abandon its legitimate demands and its popular movement.”
Family of Detainee Akbar Ali Demands Authorities to Transfer him Psychiatric Hospital
Family of detainee Akbar Ali (21 years) asked the competent parties to transfer their son to the psychiatric hospital to receive adequate treatment.
Organization Lodges Complaint against Irish Company that Trained Prison Guards in Bahrain
The British Newsletter website said that “A Foreign Office-paid company has been reported to an information watchdog (Reprieve) for failing to reveal details of its work in Middle Eastern prisons where torture is allegedly rife.”
Head of Ulama Islamic Council Arrives to Jaw Prison to Serve his 2-Year jail Term
Activists said that Shiite cleric Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal, the head of Ulama Islamic council (the highest Shia religious institution in the country), was transferred this morning (September 1, 2016) to Jaw prison.
Jaw Prison Administration Forces Detainees to Pay for Medications and Repair of their Devices
Human rights information revealed that Jaw Prison administration asked the political prisoners to buy the medications they need on their own expense due lack of budget, the families of the prisoners reported.
Jaw Prison Block 4: Prisoners Suffer Maltreatment, 7 Transferred to Solitary Confinement After Beatings
Seven prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement, after being beaten up by Jordanian forces assigned to secure the prison.
Activist Naji Fateel from Jau Prison: Our Calls are Recorded, New System Violates Laws
Detained HR activist, Naji Fateel, says new communication system at Jau Prison "violates international treaties and conventions..."
Detainee Akbar Ali in Danger: Cuffed and Beaten by Policemen in Solitary Confinement
Prisoner held in Jaw Prison in very dire condition after being subjected to daliy torture.
Bahrain Records Highest Prison Population Rate in Middle East
Bahrain occupied the first rank in the Middle East in terms of prison population rate.
Bahraini Court Fines Policeman 100 BD over Beating Detainee
Special Investigation Unit said the appeals court fined a policeman 100 BD for beating detainee in Jaw Prison.
MEE: Bahrain Report Admits Inmates Beaten at Notorious 'Torture' Jau Prison
Inspection report on Jau prison says some prisoners assaulted, but faces criticism for failing to probe torture claims.
Prisoners Rights Commission: 1,000 Inmates Held in Jaw Prison over Riot-Related Charges
Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission said number of prisoners arrested over (politically-motivated) riot charges reached about 1,000.
Jaw Prison Inmates Launch Hunger Strike against Maltreatment
Inmates held in Jaw Central Prison’s Block 10 went on a hunger strike in protest of the maltreatment.