Detainee Ali Al-Ghanemi Demands Investigating Attack They Suffered in Building 13 in Jaw Prison
Detainee Ali Al-Ghanemi demanded the competent parties to take action in order to save him as well as the other political prisoners who are being ill-treated and tortured due to demanding their rights.
Detainee Hussein Al-Sehlawi Held in Isolation, Denied Treatment: HR Activist
Detainee Hussein Al-Sehlawi is suffering from "persecution" as he is denied his right to treatment, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said. She added that he is not allowed to contact prisoners and is held in solitary confinement.
Health of Detainee Mohammad Al-Singace Deteriorates after 28 Days of Hunger Strike
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that detainee Mohammad Al-Singace, who is on hunger strike, suffered a health setback due to a severe drop in blood sugar level, and was transferred to the prison's clinic as a result.
Political Prisoners in Building 13 in Jaw Prison Beaten, Insulted, Transferred to Solitary Confinement
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh confirmed that a number of prisoners in building 13 in Jaw Central Prison were beaten, insulted and put in solitary confinement after demanding their rights.
Trial of 2 Officers, 10 Policemen Accused of Beating Prisoners in Jaw Prison Adjourned
Bahrain’s Minor Criminal Court adjourned the trial of 12 security service men, including two officers, accused of mistreating a number of inmates in Jaw Central Prison by beatings, after hearing the statements of the investigating officer until September 19, to enter final plea.
BFHR: NIHR Lying about Condition of Detainee Hussein Khamis
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) is lying about what it said regarding addressing the case of torture victim Hussein Ali Khamis in its statement yesterday.
Court Issues Jail Terms Ranging between 3 and 10 Years against 11 Detainees
A Bahraini court issued today (Thursday, July 11, 2019) jail terms ranging between 3 and 10 years against 11 citizens over political charges.
Court Sentences 4 Children from Diraz to 3 Years in Jail
A court issued on Thursday (July 11, 2019) 3-year jail verdict against 4 children from Diraz over political charges.
Shiite Cleric Sheikh Mohammed Habib Al-Miqdad Who’s Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Denied Treatment: Activist
Deputy Director of SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights, prominent rights activist, Sayed Yousef Al-Mohafdha, said the Jaw Central Prison administration has prevented Shiite cleric, Sheikh Mohammad Habib Al-Miqdad, who is sentenced to life, from receiving treatment
Family of Prisoner of Conscience Yousuf Hassan Demands Allowing him Treatment, Stopping Harassment
Parents of prisoner of conscience, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, Yousuf Hassan Jassim, called for allowing their son to receive treatment, noting that prison officials are depriving him of medical treatment.
Who’s the Drug Dealer Pardoned and Released by Bahrain’s King?
From among the 5,000 political prisoners in Bahrain, the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has released none. Of the 5,000 political prisoners, only one has been sentenced to alternative punishment.
Contact Lost with Building 12 Detainees in Jaw Prison: Ibtisam Al-Saegh
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that families of political detainees in the notorious Jaw Central Prison complained that contact have been lost with their sons in building 12.
Detainees' Families Resort to Rescue Police to Dispense Medications, Improve Living Conditions in Prison: Activist
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the conditions in prison didn't get better and that the detainees' families are resorting to Rescue Police in order to dispense medications and improve living conditions of their imprisoned sons.
Bahraini Jail Guards Visit Britain for Training
The British "The Morning Star" newspaper revealed that prison guards from a brutal Middle Eastern dictatorship visited Britain for training shortly before Easter.
Nabeel Rajab and His Family: 8 Years Passed So Far, Where Are They Now?
Adam Rajab, son of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, gave an important testimony about the difficult conditions his father witnessed in Jaw Central Prison, his family’s sufferings and how he was being targeted since 2011. Nabeel’s freedom and reputation were targeted. He lives in very harsh conditions inside prison. His son was denied university education in Bahrain, his wife was dismissed from her job, his house was repeatedly raided and his daughter was intimidated by security forces.
Motor Racing-Rights Groups Urge F1 and FIA to Take a Stance in Bahrain
Human rights groups called on Wednesday for Formula One and its governing body, the FIA, to seek the immediate release of a jailed female activist and blogger ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.
A Hostage of Two Reigns: Hamad and His Father
When Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa became the country’s Emir on March 6, 1999, I was lingering behind bars in Jaw prison at that time. I had spent 5 years in jail during my first years of youth. Today, after 20 years, I have spent about 5 other years of the life term issued against me but I am in my 40s now.
Dutch Channel: Ali Al-Shuwaikh Extradition Case Internally Discussed in the Netherlands, Opposition Makes Move to Uncover Circumstances
A report aired by the Dutch (1V) Channel said that some opposition parties in Amsterdam began to move to uncover the circumstances surrounding Bahraini detainee stripped of his nationality Ali Al-Shuwaikh, who was handed over by the Dutch authorities to Bahrain in October 2018.
What’s Truth behind Murder of Moroccan Prisoner in Jaw Prison: Two Contradictory Narratives between Bahraini Ministry & Moroccan Embassy Raise Questions
Killing inside Bahraini prisons has a long history, casting a dark shadow over any death that occurs inside the horrific cells, where dozens have died over the past decades.
Detainee Ali Al-Haji Urges British Minister to Visit Bahrain to Pressure Authorities to Allow him to Receive Treatment
Detaini Ali Al-Haji sent a letter to British Minister of State for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, on the eve of the latter's visit to Bahrain, blaming him and the UK government for his deteriorating health condition.