Prisoners in Bahrain Deprived of Food, HR Group
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) confirmed that Bahraini prisoners held in five prisons are deprived of their most basic rights, including the right to adequate food.
Al-Faihani Says Al-Jazeera Report Based on Unprofessional Allegations about Prison Conditions
Head of the state-run National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), Saeed Al-Faihani, said that Al Jazeera, in its report on the conditions of Bahraini prisons, relied on a theoretical study based on unprofessional allegations.
BFHR: Jaw Prison Retaliates against Prisoners by Cutting off Water Supply
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said Jaw Prison authorities continue their crackdown on prisoners, retaliating against the inmates by intentionally cutting off water supply for days.
Bahraini HR Groups Appeal to Int’l Community to Save Prisoners in Bahrain
A number of Bahraini human rights organizations called upon the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to urgently visit Bahraini prisons to stand upon their situation and invite UN Special Rapporteurs and relevant UN working groups to submit new applications to visit Bahrain.
Detained Cancer Patient Elias Mullah "Prefers Death to Humiliation over Medical Treatment"
Family of detained Bahraini Elias Mullah, who suffers from colon cancer, said that he no longer wants treatment as a result of the degrading treatment he is subjected to by the Jaw Prison administration.
Bahrain Interior Ministry Says Prison Inmates Enjoy All their Rights
The Bahraini Ministry of the Interior said that inmates held in Bahraini prisons "receive all the rights stated in the Reform and Rehabilitation Institution law", in response to calls for respecting the basic rights of prisoners.
Al-Wefaq: 4000 Detainees in Bahrain Subjected to Political Retaliation
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society appealed that there are over 4000 prisoners of conscience in the Bahraini prisons “subjected to political retaliation” after several reports about detainees subjected to torture and enforced disappearance.
“Figures” Building in Jaw Prison Raided Yesterday Afternoon
Security authorities affiliated to Ministry of Interior raided yesterday (Tuesday, October 17, 2017) in the afternoon the figures building in Jaw Central Prison and confiscated some books and belongings.
Jaw Prison Administration Prevents Prominent Opposition Leader Hassan Mushaima from Medical Treatment
The security authorities in Jaw Central Prison prevented the prominent opposition leader who is sentenced to life in prison, Hassan Mushaima, from medical treatment and banned him from going to his medical appointment on Tuesday (October 10, 2017).
Jaw Prison Refuses to Transfer Former S-G of Al-Wahdawi Party Fadel Abbas to Hospital
Family of Fadhel Abbas, former Secretary General of the Unitary National Democratic Assemblage (Al-Wahdawi party), said that the authorities in Jaw Central Prison refused to transfer him to hospital despite his health deterioration, social media outlets reported.
Bahraini Hunger Strikers Moved to Solitary Confinement, Officers Threaten them: Your Place Is in the Cemetery
The authorities at Bahrain’s Central Jaw Prison transferred a large number of prisoners on hunger strike to solitary confinement after they refused to end the strike that entered its ninth day, according to information.
Hunger Strikers Abstain from Calls, Isolation Building Detainees Denied Food
Information revealed that hunger strikers in Jaw Central Prison decided to abstain from calls, in a new measure to pressure on the authorities to ameliorate the conditions inside the prison.
Diabetes Patients on Hunger Strike at Risk, Authorities Pressure Sayed Al-Meshaal to Persuade Prisoners to End Strike
Human rights source revealed that some of the hunger strikers held in Bahrain's Jaw Prison, who suffer from diabetes, are at risk.
4 Detained Brothers Denied Family Visits since 8 Months
Al-Khabbaz family said that Jaw prison administration has been preventing them from meeting their sons: Maher, Mohammad, Mortada and Fadhel Al-Kahbbaz since about 8 months.
Bahrain Central Prison Detainees Start Open Hunger Strike Today
Detainees held at the Jaw Central Prison began an open hunger strike in protest against the deteriorating conditions in the prison today on Saturday.
Deep Concern over Hassan Mushaima’s Health, He Underwent His Last Medical Tests A Year Ago
Family of Secretary-General of the Haq Movement for Liberty and Democracy Hassan Mushaima stated that Jaw Prison administration is preventing him from his right to treatment.
Jaw Prison Police Attack Prisoners in Building 14 for Practicing Shiite Religious Rituals
Activists on social media said that Jaw Prison police attacked on Tuesday night (August 22, 2017) detainees in building 14 and transferred some of them to solitary confinement for practicing Shiite religious rituals.
Trial of 60 Defendants including 4 Women in Case of Smuggling Detainees from Jaw Prison Commences
The Fourth High Criminal Court decided to postpone a case that included 60 suspects within 4 women among them to October 3. The authorities accuse the defendants of smuggling prisoners from Jaw Central Prison and establishing a terrorist group.
Detainee Sadiq Al-Shaabani Moved to Solitary Confinement due to Complaint over Lack of Treatment
Jaw Central Prison administration moved detained artist Sadiq Al-Shaabani to solitary confinement after a complaint he filed stating that he did not receive necessary treatment.
3-Year Jail Term Handed down to Detainee in Jaw Prison over Punching Policeman in His Face
Bahrain's Fifth High Criminal Court sentenced a detainee accused of attacking policeman in Jaw Prison to 3 years in prison.