Demands to Test Detainees after Spread of Coronavirus Symptoms
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said she has received many calls from the prison, indicating that the symptoms the prisoners are suffering are the same as those of Covid-19 symptoms.
British Website Condemns MP Bob Stewart for Condemning Presence of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
The British Declassified website condemned in a tweet on its official Twitter account the comments of MP Bob Stewart on political prisoners in Bahrain.
Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Wins Top Human Rights Award
Human rights defender and prisoner of conscience, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, won the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.
Dozens of Political Prisoners in Jaw Prison Develop Coronavirus Symptoms amid Interior Ministry Blackout
Dozens of political detainees, who are sentenced to long prison terms, have developed Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms for nearly a week, amid silence and blackout by the prison administration and the Interior Ministry.
MP Bernard O'Hara Condemns British Gov't Silence on Detention of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MP Bernard O'Hara condemned the arrest of 1400 political prisoners being held in Jaw prison, 500 of whom have been sentenced to 20 years or more.
Ali Muhanna Forced to Sign Pledge not to Participate in Rallies Demanding Release of Detainees: BFHR
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said that the security authorities forced educational activist Ali Muhanna to sign a pledge not to participate in peaceful rallies demanding the release of prisoners of conscience. Muhanna was arbitrary arrested on Sunday (November 21, 2021) from one of Al-Daih streets.
Religious Leaders, Martyrs' Families Show Solidarity with Al-Singace
Religious leaders and families of martyrs paid a visit to family of detainee Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike for more than 130 days, to express solidarity with him.
16 HR Organizations Demand Bahrain to Immediately Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
16 leading human rights groups have issued a statement calling for the release of human rights defender Dr. bduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike since 8 July 2021 to protest ill-treatment and demand the return of a book he wrote in prison which was confiscated by prison authorities.
Amnesty: Hassan Mushaima One of Prominent Detainees in World Struggling for his Rights in Difficult Health Conditions
Amnesty International, in its Spanish version, specialized a paper on one of the political prisoners, the Bahraini Hassan Mushaima. Amnesty described him as one of the prominent detainees in the world, noting that he is suffering in the Bahrain regime prisons.
Int'l Demands to Release Hunger Strike Detainee Abduljalil Al-Singace
Heba Morayef, Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Director, demanded the immediate and unconditional release of detainee Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and other prisoners, including Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Hassan Mushaima, who were convicted for exercising their right to freedom of expression and assembly.
A Prisoner to Bahrain Mirror: Jaw Prison Authorities Stopped Coronavirus Testing to Hide Reality of Situation in Ward 10
A political prisoner said in a message he gave Bahrain Mirror that the prison authorities have permanently stopped running Coronavirus tests to cover up what has been happening, even though it is the ward in which the virus has spread the most, with more than 100 cases.
Al-Wefaq Calls to Stop Protests, Sit-ins due to Dangerous Epidemic Wave in Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called on Bahrainis to stop protests and sit-ins all over the country due to the outbreak of dangerous Coronavirus in Bahrain and increase in number of cases and casualties.
UK Ambassador Whitewashes Bahrain's Image after Jaw Prison Visit, Alaswad, Sharif and Fairooz Respond among Others
The British ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, put out a tweet in which he expressed how pleased he was for visiting Jaw Prison on May 3, 2021 with other ambassadors. Drummond's tweet prompted a number of responses.
A Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in Bahrain
On the afternoon of April 17, there were frequent complaints about the sudden crackdown by a security group on the detainees who have been protesting in Buildings 12 and 13 since the death of the victim of deliberate medical negligence, Abbas Malallah, and the repercussions of the incident are still taking place until the moment of writing this article.
Interior Minister: There Are No Cases of Coronavirus in Jaw Prison, We Haven't Cut Contact between Prisoners and their Families
The Bahraini Minister of Interior, Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, denied on Thursday (April 22, 2021) "the presence of any current cases of the Coronavirus," in Jaw Central Prison, during a meeting with MPs Kaltham Al-Hayeki and Hisham Al-Asheri.
After 25 Days of Demands for their Release and Protection, Prisoners' Families Hold Sit-in at Ombudsman Office
Twenty-five days after staging a sit-in outside the Ombudsman's Office last month (March 28, 2021), the families of prisoners returned today, Thursday (April 22, 2021) to hold a sit-in there.
Prisoners of Buildings 12 and 13 of Jaw Prison Cut off from World Since 2 Weeks Ago (ADHRB)
A human rights organization said that there is disturbing news of contact cut for more than two weeks in a row with the prisoners of Buildings 12 and 13, and 14 in Jaw Prison.
Belgian Senator Calls on His Country to Take Action amid Worsening Covid-19 Outbreak in Bahraini Prisons
A member of the Belgian Senate, Philippe Courard, tabled a written question to the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmes, regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak in Bahraini prisons.
Bahrainis Continue Protests for 16th Day as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Jaw Prison
The families of political prisoners in Bahrain continued their peaceful protests for the consecutive sixteenth day, insistently demanding the release of their imprisoned family members, who have been suffering from injustice, the effects of the pandemic and medical negligence in Jaw Central Prison.
Al-Wefaq Commends UN Commission's Call for Releasing Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society announced that it welcomes the Statement made by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights calling for the release of all prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, and urging an independent and impartial investigation into the death of Abbas Malallah and assessment of the health conditions in prisons that have been witnessing widespread violations.