Bahrain Court Fines 5 Members of Prisoners' Families 1,000 BD Each for Violating Ban on Gatherings
A Bahrain criminal court issued a ruling against five members of families of political prisoners after charging them with violating the ministerial decision banning gatherings of more than five people in public places, issued to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, by fining them 1,000 dinars each.
Head of Fishermen Society Wahid Al-Dosari Imprisoned over Charges Linked to Qatar Crisis Dies: Did He Die in Prison?
The death of Wahid Rashid Al-Dosari, chairman of the Bahrain Fishermen Society (BFS), was announced late Tuesday (April 6, 2021). Al-Dosari was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence over charges of receiving funds from a former Qatari minister to finance his election campaign in 2018.
Hundreds Mourned Martyr Abbas Malallah in Funeral Procession
Hundreds of Bahrainis mourned on Tuesday (April 6th, 2021) in Nuwaidrat the death of martyr Abbas Malallah, who died in prison after the Jaw Central Prison administration refused to transfer him to the hospital.
Political Prisoner Abbas Malallah Dies in Jaw Prison, amid Coronavirus Spread and Starvation
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced on April 6, 2021 through a statement issued by the Prisons Directorate, the death of 50-year-old political prisoner, Abbas Hasan Malallah, who is from the Nuwaidrat area, married and has three children.
Participants in Human Rights Seminar Hold Interior Minister Responsible for What's Happening to Prisoners
"Coronavirus is not the only threat to the lives of our children, as there are many diseases that are spreading among prisoners, due to the cells overcrowding. We tell the Interior Minister that you are responsible for what is happening to our children who were forced to confess fabricated charges under torture."
Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi: Lives of Prisoners in Danger
Al-Wefaq deputy Secretary-General, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, said that "the lives of prisoners of conscience in Bahrain have been in constant danger for years and are in more danger with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic."
Families of Prisoners Stage Protests in their Villages Demanding Release of their Family Members amid Coronavirus Outbreak in Prison
Families of prisoners staged protests on Monday (March 29, 2021) night in different Bahraini areas, demanding the authorities to reveal the fate of their sons in Jaw prison, which has become an epicenter for the Coronavirus, and calling for emptying prisons in light of this pandemic.
49 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Jaw Prison, Families Protest in front of Ombudsman
Coronavirus cases increased in Jaw Central Prison on Sunday to 49.
EDITORIAL: Bahrain and Coronavirus: Will PM Begin his Reign with Corpses of Dissidents Piling up in Jaw Prison?
Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Bahraini Prime Minister, may not be willing to stain his reign; however, the first stain has already made its mark. The European Parliament's unanimous condemnation of human rights violations in Bahrain on March 11 was the first move tainting his era.
Coronavirus Hits Jaw Prison: 6 Cases so Far, Officials Not Responding to Calls of Prisoners' Families
Six positive Coronavirus cases have been discovered so far among inmates in Jaw Prison. It was confirmed that prisoner of conscience Ahmad Mohammad Saleh from Bani Jamra contracted the virus on March 25, 2021.
Al-Wefaq Holds Regime Fully Responsible for COVID-19 Spread in Prisons
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society held the regime fully responsible for what was happening inside prisons.
Bahrain Says it has Dealt with Prison COVID-19 Outbreak
Bahraini authorities on Thursday said a number of cases of coronavirus discovered in a prison earlier this week had been isolated and the individuals concerned were stable.
Detainee Abd Ali Al-Singace Contracts COVID-19 Virus: Activist
Political prisoner Abd Ali (Mohammad) Al-Singace contracted Coronavirus on Wednesday (March 24, 2021) inside Jaw Central Prison.
MoI: 3 Positive COVID-19 Cases among Jaw Prisoners
The Interior Ministry announced the discovery of 3 positive COVID-19 cases in Jaw Central Prison.
Trial of Former Soldier who Attempted to Kill Sheikh Zuheir Ashour in Prison Starts
The Public Prosecution said the criminal court will urgently look in the case of assault of a prisoner of conscience by a criminal prisoner.
Situation in Jaw Prison on Verge of Explosion: Protests to Protect Sheikh Ashour, Security Forces Beat Prisoners
The situation in Jaw Prison has reached the verge of exploding, after prison director Hisham Al-Zayani decided to suppress the protests of prisoners. It is claimed that the perpetrator, a former BDF soldier, is only an executor of Al-Zayani's orders.
Police Attack Detainees in Jaw Prison: Activists
Social media activists said that the police in Jaw Prison attacked detainees who refused to enter their prison cells.
Political Prisoner in Bahrain Subjected to Attempted Murder inside Prison by Naturalized Inmate
Family of prisoner of conscience Sheikh Zuheir Ashour issued a statement on Tuesday (March 16, 2021) in which it said that Zuheir was subjected to an attempted murder by a political prisoner, a former army in Bahrain Defense Force.
Has Coronavirus Reached Jaw Prison? Why Have Authorities Excluded Prisoners from the Vaccine?
Has the coronavirus reached Jaw Central Prison? This question has been repeated since yesterday by law experts and people following the prisoners' conditions. The other question is why the authorities have excluded inmates from the Coronavirus vaccination campaign?
Health Situation of Hasan Mushaima Deteriorates, Transferred to Military Hospital
Family of detained leader Hasan Mushaima said that Jaw Prison administration transferred him to the military hospital on Monday (October 19, 2020) after his health deteriorated.