Mohammad Sultan: Empty Stomachs and a King Leading Us to the Abyss
Hundreds of prisoners of conscience in Bahrain have launched a hunger strike since August 18, 2019, protesting against the inhumane treatment which violates the most basic international standards for the treatment of prisoners.
Hasan Mushaima's Medical Appointment Canceled: Amnesty Int'l
Amnesty International said that Jaw Central Prison administration canceled a medical appointed for detained leader Hasan Mushaima, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.
Hamburger Joy...Activist Ali Mhanna Lists Facts about Jaw Prison
A stale and cold hamburger sandwich makes prisoners who are served nothing but bad food happy. Thursday night is the prisoners' favorite night, as this cold meal is the reason for their joy.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Stands in Solidarity with Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Bahrain
Bahraini football player Hakeem Al-Araibi expressed in a tweet today his solidarity with prisoners in Bahrain.
Prisoners' Hunger Strike Enters 6th Day, Prison Administration Insists on Not Answering Their Demands
The hunger strike battle entered its sixth day, while the Jaw prison administration turns a blind eye to the prisoners' demands, exerts more pressure and threatens them that worse is to come.
NIHR Says "Some" Demands of Prisoners on Hunger Strike "Legitimate"
Maria Khoury, Chairperson of National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), said that a delegation from the institution visited the prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Prison, adding that some of their demands are "legitimate".
Why Are Bahrain’s Prisoners Entering the Hunger Strike Battle?
"It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones," says Nelson Mandela.
196 Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with 15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building
81 prisoners in building 13 have joined the hunger strike, along with 115 others in building 14, in solidarity with the 15 prisoners who started an open hunger strike on (Thursday, August 16, 2019), in protest against the strict security restriction, discrimination from the rest of the prisoners and the harsh conditions they have been suffering two years ago.
15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building Start Open Hunger Strike
15 political prisoners started on Thursday (August 15, 2019) an open hunger strike after two full years of systematic isolation in Jaw Prison. What is this isolation prison?
Prisoner Mohammed Al-Singace Taken to Prison Clinic 40 Days after his Hunger Strike
Activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said that prisoner Mohammed Abdullah Al-Singace was taken to the prison clinic after his health deteriorated as a result of the hunger strike he launched about 40 days ago.
Detained Shiite Cleric Sheikh Ali Al-Mustarshed Taken to Hospital with Shackled Hands and Feet
Activists on social media and eyewitnesses said the imprisoned Shiite cleric Sheikh Ali Al-Mustarshed was admitted to Al-Salmaniya hospital, handcuffed and shackled at the ankles.
Ahmad Al-Malali’s Father Describes their Last Goodbyes: Bahrain Mirror
"I would have liked to be martyred in another way, but it happened in the end," said prisoner Ahmad Al-Malali, who was facing imminent execution within hours by security authorities in Bahrain over the death of officer Hisham Al-Hammadi, which is a case based on no evidence but confessions extracted under systematic torture, which is considered to be the master of evidence in the courts of Bahrain.
NGOs Urgently Appeal Int'l Community to Stop Execution of Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali
Three human rights organizations appealed the international community to interfere and save detainees Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali from execution.
Trial of 2 Officers, 10 Policemen Accused of Beating Prisoners in Jaw Prison Adjourned
Bahrain’s Minor Criminal Court adjourned the trial of 12 security service men, including two officers, accused of mistreating a number of inmates in Jaw Central Prison by beatings, after hearing the statements of the investigating officer until September 19, to enter final plea.
Expired Meals Served to Inmates in Jaw Prison: Activist
Member of Bahrain Human Rights Society activist Zainab Al Khamees said that the inmates in Jaw Central Prison were served spoiled meals.
Mother of Prisoner Suffering Cancer: My Son and I on Hunger Strike until He Receives Right to Treatment
"Elias’ situation is deteriorating from bad to worse and the prison’s administration is stalling his treatment," says Elias' mother in a weak voice holding back her tears.
Family of Prisoner of Conscience Yousuf Hassan Demands Allowing him Treatment, Stopping Harassment
Parents of prisoner of conscience, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, Yousuf Hassan Jassim, called for allowing their son to receive treatment, noting that prison officials are depriving him of medical treatment.
NIHR Visits Jaw Central Prison
he National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), a governmental institution, said that it visited Jaw Central Prison to "monitor the human rights situations".
Who’s the Drug Dealer Pardoned and Released by Bahrain’s King?
From among the 5,000 political prisoners in Bahrain, the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has released none. Of the 5,000 political prisoners, only one has been sentenced to alternative punishment.
Jaw Prison Sufferings: Inmates Had to Relieve themselves in their Clothes due to Food Poisoning
Concerning the food poisoning the inmates suffered from, a mother of one of the prisoners tells Bahrain Mirror: "My son told me that they were poisoned after the Suhoor meal. The situation became catastrophic when the policemen didn't open the prison cell doors."