Youngest Political Prisoner Released after 8 Years of Prison and Torture
The Bahraini authorities released on Saturday (May 23, 2020) Ibrahim Al-Moqdad, the youngest political prisoner in Bahrain, after spending 8 years behind bars.
MoI Puts 5 Suspected Coronavirus Policemen in Building near Jaw Prisoners
Prisoners in Jaw Prison confirmed that the Interior Ministry quarantined 5 suspected Coronavirus policemen in building number 5 in Jaw Central Prison, a numbers of prisoners' families told Bahrain Mirror.
BFHR: 57 Prisoners Included in Pardon Had Less than 2 Years Remaining of Prison Sentences
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) monitored the release of political prisoners throughout the last period, between March 11 and April 30, by studying 512 cases of prisoners of conscience.
BPA Condemns Transferring Imprisoned Journalist Al-Jaziri to Solitary Confinement, Holds NIHR Responsible
Bahrain Press Association (BPA) condemned transferring imprisoned journalist Mahmoud Al-Jaziri to solitary confinement for reporting on conditions inside Bahraini prisons and lack of real precautionary measures to confront Coronavirus, and held the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) responsible.
Officer Hisham Al-Zayani Punishes Detainees who Revealed Lies of Procedures to Confront Coronavirus in Jaw prison
Jaw Prison director Hisham Al-Zayani punished a number of political prisoners who said that there are no real preventive measures to confront the Coronavirus, after the statement of National Institution of Human rights, Maria Khoury.
Coronavirus: Is It Time to Release Prisoners to Avoid Epidemic Outbreak? BBC
At a time several countries in the Middle East responded to the repeated calls launched by the international and local human rights organizations to release prisoners, in order to avoid the Coronavirus outbreak, other states have not yet responded.
Bahrain Clerics Urge Releasing Prisoners before Coronavirus Invades Prison
A number of Shiite religious scholars in Bahrain issued a statement stressing on the "necessity to release prisoners of conscience in Bahrain before this virus invades the prison." They warned of the consequences of the authorities' disregard for the call launched by Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim to release political prisoners.
Second Suicide Attempt to Criminal Prisoner within Days after Placing him in Solitary Confinement
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh revealed that one of the criminal prisoners in Jaw Central Prison attempted to hang himself after suffering from depression as a result of putting him in solitary confinement. She explained that this is the prisoner's second suicidal attempt this week.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Calls for Releasing Prisoners, Warns of Complications of Epidemic Outbreak in Prisons
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim called for releasing political prisoners in Bahrain amid threats of COVID19 on their lives.
BCHR Launches Appeal to Release Prisoner Suffering from Psychological Outbreaks
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately release prisoner Sadiq Marhoon (31 years), who suffers from psychological outbreaks after spending 11 years in prison, and to provide medical care for prisoners.
3 NGOs Demand Release of Prisoners in Bahrain amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Three Bahraini human rights organizations, SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR), the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) and the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), demanded the release of prisoners in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world.
Political Prisoners Account for 17% of the 1490 Released Prisoners
Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that the authorities released 260 political prisoners within the royal decree that pardoned1490 prisoners "for humanitarian reasons amid the current circumstances".
Amnesty Int'l 2019 Report: Unfair Trials Continue, Prisons Witness Inhuman Practices
Amnesty International said that Bahrain continued to use mass unfair trials during 2019, which the organization confirmed that it witnessed human rights violations.
Hameed Khatem Will No Longer Feel Pains of Prison
Last Friday (January 31, 2020) was a gloomy day for Samaheej Village and dozens of activists in Bahrain after receiving the news of Hameed Khatem's demise.
BFHR to NIHR: You are Busy Denying Violations while Scabies Cases in Prisons Need Medical Follow-up
Commenting on the statement issued by the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the statement comes in the context of its constant preoccupation with denying torture whenever the authorities are condemned over new human rights violations.
Elias Al-Mulla Released: His Next Mission is Defeating Cancer
Elias Al-Mulla, a Bahraini youth, was released today at dawn on Wednesday (January 22, 2020). He entered prison at the age of 21 and was released at 28. When taken into custody, Al-Mulla was in good physical health, but he now suffers from cancer.
Multiple Sclerosis Patient Detainee Mohammad Faraj Released after 5 Years in Prison
The security authorities released today (Wednesday, January 22, 2020) at dawn multiple sclerosis patient detainee, Mohammad Faraj, after spending more than 5 years in prison.
Retinal Detachment Patient Detainee Hussein Abdulaziz Released Two and Half Month before Finishing his Prison Term
The security authorities released today (Wednesday, January 22, 2020) detainee, Hussein Abdulaziz Al-Marri, who is sentenced to 5 years in jail in a political motivated case.
Cancer Patient Detainee Elias Al-Mulla Released after 8 Years in Prison
The Bahraini security authorities released today (Wednesday, January 22, 2020) cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mulla after spending 8 years in prison over a political motivated charge.
Al-Wefaq Calls to Save Lives of Dozens of Sick Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, largest opposition country, called for the necessity to work to save lives of dozens of prisoners of conscience who are suffering from pressuring diseases and are prevented from receiving the necessary treatment in Bahraini regime prisons.