New Austerity Measures on Jaw Prisoners: Medication Unavailable, Prisoners Forced to Buy Medicines at Own Expenses
It seems that the Jaw Prison Administration is practicing new austerity measures and is violating the prisonersí rights and need for treatment and medicine. Prisoners reported that medicines whose prices donít exceed 7BD will not be available at the prisonís clinic and that convicts have to buy them from outside prison at their own expense.
Family of Cancer Patient Detainee Elias Al-Mullah Concerned about his Health Deterioration
Mother of cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mullah expressed concerns regarding his low immunity and inability to resist the disease.
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
NIHR Says It Follows Health Conditions of Strikers in Jaw Prison Daily
The National Institution for Human Rights said that it follows the health condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Central Prison on a daily basis.
Isolation Prisoners in Danger, Attacked by Foreign Prisoners while Prison Administration Turns Blind Eye
The isolated political prisoners are being held with other prisoners, who are not only charged with totally different cases (drugs, prostitution, murder, joining ISIS, theft...) and don't share the same language or culture, but who also have a behavior that harms the inmates in the same cell, and some even pose a real threat to the political prisoners.
Ombudsman Says Jaw Prisoners Demands Not among its Specialty, Defends Prison Administration Measures
The Ombudsman addressed the hunger strike launched by prisoners in Jaw Central Prison and responded to the detainees' demands through denying some of the complaints and deeming others illegal
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 Bahrainís 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-Malaliís 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
Bahrainís 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.