What is Alternative Penalty Law the King Called for Implementing?
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa directed the Government to reinforce its capabilities, for the effective implementation of the provisions of the penal code on alternative sentencing, Bahrain News Agency reported on Thursday (April 18, 2019).
Health Situation of Haq S-G Deteriorates Again, His Son Protests to Save his Father's Life
The health conditions of Secretary-General of Haq Movement, Hasan Mushaima, who is serving a life sentence for demanding democracy, deteriorated again. As a result, his son, a London-based activist, protested again in front of the Bahraini embassy in order to save his father's life.
Prosecution Denies Torture of the Moroccan Prisoner, Says He Died Due to Severe Illness
Deputy Attorney General and SIU member Mohammed Yousif Al-Zubari said that the unit initiated intensive investigations into the case into that case of the Moroccan inmate who passed away last month while in prison and reached that he died to a severe disease.
A Hostage of Two Reigns: Hamad and His Father
When Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa became the country’s Emir on March 6, 1999, I was lingering behind bars in Jaw prison at that time. I had spent 5 years in jail during my first years of youth. Today, after 20 years, I have spent about 5 other years of the life term issued against me but I am in my 40s now.
Moroccan Prisoner Dies in Jaw Prison, His Mother Says He was Torture for Whole Night by Prison Officials
The Moroccan Center for Human Rights announced the death of a Moroccan prisoner in the Jaw Central Prison in Bahrain in mysterious circumstances after being mistreated.
Amnesty Int’l: Medical Negligence in Bahrain Prisons Continues
Amnesty International said on Thursday (February 14, 2019) that medical negligence continues in Bahrain's prisons.
Detainee Naji Fateel Suffers Sudden Health Setback, Ali Haji Experiences Worrying symptoms
Sources from activists reported that human rights defender suffered a health setback on Tuesday night.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst Expresses Growing Concerns over Haji and Fateel’s Situation
UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights defenders Michel Forst expressed via his Twitter account his growing concerns over Haji and Fateel.
UK Parliamentarians Demand Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to Urgently Interfere to Help Haji and Fateel
The British Morning Star newspaper stated that tWO British parliamentarians have written to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt demanding his "urgent intervention" to help political prisoners on hunger strike in Bahrain.
Former MP Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy Released after 1 Year Imprisonment
Bahraini authorities released on Thursday (January 10th, 2019) former member of parliament Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy, after serving a one-year prison sentence.
Bahrain: Prison Authorities Harass Prominent Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab
The official Twitter account of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and political prisoner, Nabeel Rajab, said that the authorities of Central Jaw Prison, have exercised exceptional harassment against him.
Prisoner Ahmed Mirza Denied Access to Medication, Banned for 3 Weeks from Contacting Family
A prisoner who suffers from acute sickle cell disease told his family on Thursday (December 13, 2018) that he was denied phone calls for three weeks without committing any violation or clear reason for the ban.
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.