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.
Abbas Al-Samie from Arrest until Execution (Timeline)
Commenting on the death sentence issued against him, Abbas Al-Samie’ stressed: “It is mere ink on paper since it was issued by a court that lacks justice and integrity.”
“Jaw” Novel: This is What Happened Between al-Shihi Family and Martyr Abbas al-Samie
In “Jaw”, a novel written by political detainee Jihad, who is still behind bars in “Jaw Central Prison”, the writer reveals that he met Martyr Abbass al-Samie after the March 10, 2015 events in “Jaw” Prison. Al-Samie confirmed to Jihad how he was beaten by members of al-Shihi family.
Reuters: Bahrainis Protest over Fears for Three Convicts on Death Row
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the Bahraini capital Manama on Saturday over reports on social media that the authorities may be preparing to execute three Shi'ite men convicted of a deadly 2014 bomb attack.
Visits of Jaw Prison’s Inmates Canceled
Families of political prisoners in Jaw central prison confirmed that they received calls stating that all the scheduled visits on Sunday (January 15, 2017) were canceled.
Unscheduled Visit for Family of Death Row Detainee Sami Mushaima: He wasn’t Aware of our Visit
Family of death row detainee Sami Mushaima said that it met their son on Saturday (January 14, 2017) in Jaw central prison, explaining that their son did not even know about the visit that was scheduled based on a call from the prison’s administration.
Witness: Sayed Alawi Transferred via Wheelchair Due to Severe Torture
An eyewitness said that detainee Sayed Alawi Sayed Hussein al-Moussawi is being transferred via a wheelchair due to severe torture.
45 Arrested in Vast Security Raid Following "Jaw" Prison Break
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights said it has documented a total of 45 arbitrary arrests, among them 1 child, from various areas in Bahrain, in the period between 2 to 8 January 2017.