Authorities Release 6 Detainees Arrested over "Jaw Prisoners' Escape" Incident
The Bahraini authorities released on Tuesday (March 7, 2017) 6 detainees arrested over Jaw prisoners' escape incident that took place on the onset of the year.
Detained Opposition Figures Warn of Deteriorating Conditions in “Jaw” Prison
Bahrain’s opposition figures detained in building #7 in Jaw Central Prison, confirmed the deterioration of the prison’s condition, due to more restrictions imposed on detainees by prison authorities.
Detained Opposition Figures Abstain from Family Visits in Protest of Reducing time to Half an Hour
Al-Wefaq Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman said on Tuesday that the opposition figures decided to abstain from family visits, in protest of prison authority decision to reduce time of visit from 1 hour to half an hour.
Bahraini Interior Ministry: Five Policemen Injured in Bomb Blast near Jaw
Interior Ministry announced today that five policemen were injured in bombing that targeted police bus near the village of Jaw, where notorious Jaw Central Prison is located.
Second Edition of Jaw Novel out, Readers Say this Book could Break You
Bahrain Mirror issued the second edition of the Jaw Novel this week on Wednesday (February 15, 2017). “Jaw,” a literary work written by a Bahraini political prisoner, was well received by readers and gained popularity in the country.
Activist Nader Abdul Imam Detained, Held in “Jaw” Prison over New Case
Bahraini activists confirmed that the Bahraini authorities detained activist Nader Abdul Imam, and transferred him to “Jaw Central Prison” to serve a new sentence over charges linked to taking part in a peaceful protest in the capital Manama.
Appeals Court: 10-Year Jail Term Handed down to 54 Suspects over Jaw Prison’s Incidents
Bahrain’s Appeals Court commuted the sentences issued against 54 defendants from 15 years in prison to 10, over the case of causing riots in Jaw Central Prison.
Rida Al-Ghasra’s Escapes: Fleeing from Hell Isn’t Impossible
While the New Year’s eve was being celebrated in prison, ten young men succeeded in escaping from the abyss, climbing over the great Jaw prison wall.
Rida Al-Ghasra’s Legend: From the “Great Escape” to Freedom & then Immortality
The Legend…That’s how the Bahrainis knew martyr Rida Al-Ghasra, who succeeded in escaping tight-security prisons three times, the last of which was a month before his demise.
Rida Al Ghisra and Two Others Killed in Attempt to Flee Bahrain by Sea
On dawn Thursday (February 9, 2017), young Bahraini citizen Rida Al Ghisra (29 years old), along with Mahmoud Yahya (22 years old) and Mostafa Abedali (35 years old), were martyred, after being shot at by Bahraini security forces.
AFP: Bahrain Recaptures Fugitives Trying to Flee by Boat
Bahraini forces recaptured several prisoners who were sprung from jail in a spectacular January 1 prison break as they attempted to flee by boat Thursday, the interior ministry said.
AP: Bahrain Arrests Fugitives It Says Were Attempting to Flee
Bahraini authorities say they have arrested several fugitives who were attempting to flee the country by boat at dawn after they broke out of prison earlier this year.
MoI Foils feeling Attempt of Fugitives from Jaw Prison via Sea, Official Newspaper Talks about “Clashes”
In a joint operation, security forces foiled at dawn of Thursday (February 9, 2017) the escape attempt by a number of terrorist fugitives involved in the jail break.
Reuters: Bahrain says Foils Attempt by Suspects in Jail Break to Flee to Iran
Bahrain said on Thursday it had foiled an attempt by "terrorist fugitives" wanted in connection with a January prison break to flee by sea to Iran.
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja Warns “Jaw” Prison Faces Conditions Similar to Pre-March 10, 2015
Prominent detained Bahraini rights activist, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, confirmed that the conditions in “Jaw Central Prison” are similar to how they were before the March 10, 2015 events. He noted that the offices then responsible for the prison are still committing the same violations.
Court Convicts Policeman of Smuggling Cell Phones to Detainee in “Jaw Prison” in Return for Narcotics
A Bahraini court upheld a verdict sentencing a foreign policeman to 3 years in prison, fining him 100 BD and deporting him after finishing his sentence, after being convicted of smuggling cell phones to a detainee in Jaw Prison in return for drugs “Shabu”.
HRW Criticizes Restoring Arrest Power to NSA: Terrorized Families & Tortured Detainees
Bahrain has restored arrest and investigatory powers to an intelligence agency that conducted "terrorizing" house raids and systematically tortured detainees in 2011, Human Rights Watch said today.
Bahraini Smuggles “Weed” for her Brother in “Jaw” Prison, Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison
A Bahraini court sentenced a Bahraini girl to 1-year in prison after convicting her of smuggling “weed” to her brother, who is imprisoned in “Jaw” Central Prison, according to what a local newspaper reported Friday January 27, 2017.
Torturing Detainees in Jaw Prison Continues since Jan. 15 under Supervision of Mohammad Abdulhamid & Saud Abu Falah
Information from Jaw Central Prison revealed that there is significant deterioration in political prisoners’ conditions, especially in building number 10 in which some of its detainees were tortured and put in solitary confinement.
Nabeel Rajab Absent from First Court Hearing Held over Charge of Disseminating False News
Bahrain’s third minor court started on Monday (January 23, 2017) looking into the case of human rights defender and president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab in which he is accused of disseminating false news and rumors about Bahrain’s internal situations.