Tweeter Asks Bahrain King Protection from National Security Service
Bahraini sent video on Twitter addressing Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, asking the monarch to offer him protection from the National Security Apparatus (NSA).
How Bahrain Uses Sport to Whitewash Legacy of Torture and Human Rights Abuses, The Guardian
Campaign groups argue that Bahrain’s association with glamour sport is used to ‘launder’ a more wholesome image for the country.
Officers al-Shihi & Al-Amadi Limit Access to Cold Water Drinking for Dry Dock Prisoners
Complaints from Dry Dock prisoners continue to rise as one prison said, “Prison warden Abdullah Rashid al-Shihi increase restrictions, and we are suffering in asking for cold water in this hot summer, since cold water is outside the room where we are locked in.”
Questions for Head of Bahrain’s NSA 10 Days After Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest, Brian Dooley
Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley wrote a letter addressing the President of Bahrain’s National Security Agency (NSA), Sheikh Talal bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, 10 days after Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest.
Ibtisam Al-Saegh Moved to Women’s Prison in Deplorable Condition
Information reported that detainee Ibtisam Al-Saegh was moved to the women’s prison in Isa Town in a deplorable condition.
Ibtisam Al-Saegh Calls Family amid Extreme State of Distress
The family of detained activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh expressed deep concern over her health after a phone call, during which she seems in distress.
BCHR Issues Report on UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Calls on Gov’t to Halt Torture
Marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemned Bahrain’s systematic use of torture.
Amnesty: Bahrain Woman Human Rights Defender at High Risk of Torture, Sexual Assault
Amnesty International expressed deep concern from Bahraini human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh being at risk, and called on the "Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally" release her.
Reuters: Rights Group Says Bahrain Arrested Alleged Torture Victim
A Bahraini activist was arrested at her home late on Monday by masked and armed state security officers, a month after she complained of being tortured and sexually assaulted when she was summoned for questioning, a London-based rights group said.
Bahrain Rearrests Prominent HR Activist Previously Tortured, Sexually Assaulted by Police
The civilian forces arrested on the dawn of Tuesday (July 4, 2017) human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh who was tortured and sexually assaulted during her last arrest.
HR Activists’ Interrogations: Testimonies of those Tortured at Muharraq Police Station’s 3rd Floor
“The time of Human Rights has ended,” is one of the most popular phrases that the Interior Ministry’s security interrogators have recently been saying repeatedly to peaceful activists in interrogation rooms.
Report about Torture Crimes in Bahrain Reveals Part of What Happens in NSA Building (Muharraq Security Complex)
Five human rights organizations issued a report about torture in Bahrain in which they recounted the patterns of systematic torture practiced against political prisoners in Bahraini prisons and the activists summoned by the Intelligence to force them stop their activities.
UN Committee against Torture Condemns Regime’s Widespread Acts of Reprisal and Torture
The United Nations Committee against Torture published in May its concluding observations on Bahrain. Its report found that torture remains “widespread” in Bahrain, where a “climate of impunity” protects the perpetrators. CAT urgently called for the release of Nabeel Rajab, indicating that numerous human rights activists and journalists have been unlawfully deprived of their liberty and subjected to torture as a form of retribution for their work.
NSA Summons Sheikh Hassan Sultan’s Son for 4th Time in Less than a Week
Bahrain’s National Security Apparatus (NSA) (the intelligence apparatus) summoned again (Monday June 26, 2017) Mohammad, the son of Sheikh Hassan Sultan, prominent al-Wefaq members and former al-Wefaq MP.
Al-Salman Calls on Torture Victims to Unveil what they were Subjected to
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman called on all torture victims in Bahrain to file urgent complaints to the United Nations and disclose to the organization and public opinion all of what they were subjected to.
Sheikh Hassan Sultan's Son Released Early Dawn Saturday
The National Security Apparatus (NSA) released early dawn Saturday (June24, 2017) Mohammad Sultan, son of Bahraini opposition figure, Sheikh Hassan Sultan.
No Information Yet on Sheikh Hassan Sultan's Son who was Summoned to National Security Agency Since Morning
No information has been given on Mohammed Hassan Sultan, son of senior Al-Wefaq official, since he was summoned to the National Security Agency in Muharraq.
Sheikh Hassan Sultan’s Son tortured to Work for National Security Apparatus
: Among its efforts to recruit activists and their relatives to work for its sake, the National Security Apparatus summoned Mohammad Sultan, son of the former Al-Wefaq MP Sheikh Hassan Sultan.
“Dry Dock” Prisoners Tell a Tale of their Suffering: Lack of Sun, Food, Medication, Human Value
For over a year, the detainees at the Dry Dock prison haven’t seen the sun light. This is no exaggeration; this is a real crime.
Eman Shams Eldeen: Human Rights Defenders Under Winds Blow
There has been an increase in the number of assaults on human rights activists in the Arab world after the so-called Arab Spring, ranging from attacks initiated by the ruling authorities, beyond torture and threats, to accusing them of treason and conspiracy abroad; an accusation punishable by death in some countries.