Jaw Prison Authorities Put List of Banned Shiite Religious Books
Lawyer Rim Al-Shaalan said that the prison’s authorities are preventing prisoners from access to Shiite books.
Cancer Patient Detainee Elias Al-Mullah Has Fracture in Leg, Jaw Prison Refuses to Treat him
Cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mullah said that he suffered a fracture in one of his legs few days ago after he fell down in the prison field, his family confirmed.
Activist Khalil Al-Halwachi Suffers Clot Symptoms, Not Allowed to be Transferred to Hospital
Deputy head of the European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights (EBOHR) Fatima Al-Halwachi said that detained activist Khalil Al-Halwachi (who is sentenced to 10 years in prison) suffers from clot symptoms.
Bahrain's Foreign Minister: We Imprison our Citizens according to International Standards!
The Bahraini FM, who forgot or acted as if he has forgotten that more than 4,000 freedom-seeking prisoners are languishing behind bars in Bahrain, began criticizing the Qatari authorities for their human rights record.
SIU Refers 13 Policemen to Trial over 2015 Jaw Prison Events
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) in Bahrain said that it had referred 13 policemen for trial over the Jaw Central Prison events that took place in March 2015.
2017: Rida Al-Ghasra and His Companions from “Jaw” Dark Rooms to “Martyrs in the Sea”
With the onset of 2017, the Ministry of Interior announced that 10 individuals fled the prison. Inmate Rida Al-Ghasra and 9 others escaped. Therefore, the prison administration and two senior officials from the Interior Minister were referred to investigation.
Court Sentences Policeman to 3 years in Prison, Deports him over Admitting Mobile Phone and Ring to Inmate in Jaw Prison in Return for Bribery
The First High Criminal Court issued 3-year jail term against a policeman in Jaw prison who received bribery from an inmate whose family name is “Balawi” in return for providing him with a mobile phone and a ring and ordered to fine him 200 BD. It also ordered to expel him outside the country after finishing his prison term. The court sentenced the inmate (second suspect) to 3 years in prison.
Non-Bahraini Policeman Jailed for Five Years for Smuggling Drugs to Prisoner in Jaw Prison
The first high criminal court in Bahrain sentenced both a non-Bahraini policeman and another person to five years imprisonment, also fining them 3,000 BD.
Al-Khabbaz Parents Denied Right to See their 4 Sons Together during Visit since 10 Months
Families of political prisoners found the solidarity campaign launched under the hashtag #Save_Bahrain_Prisoners an opportunity to reveal a portion of the sufferings they and their sons have been experiencing.
Court Commutes Verdict of Bahraini Woman who Tried to Provide her Detained Bother with Narcotics
The High Appeals Court commuted one-year jail verdict issued against a Bahraini woman, who tried to leak drugs to her detained brother, to six months only.
Bahraini Prisoner Maher Al-Khabaz Suffered Severe Injuries after being Beaten for Delay in Washroom
According to information, Bahraini prisoner, who was sentenced to death, Maher Al-Khabaz has suffered severe injuries after being beaten by a group of prison guards before he was transferred to an unknown location, according to other inmates.
Coinciding with Opposition Leader Trial over "Communicating" with Qatar, Newspapers & Television Banned in Jaw Prison
Aliaa Radhi said that the building at Jaw Prison, where the opposition figures are held, has become completely isolated from the outside world.
Imprisoned Individual Receives 3-Year Jail Term over Attacking Policeman in Jaw Prison
The Fourth High Criminal Court handed down 3-year jail term to an imprisoned accused of beating policeman in Jaw prison and sabotaging the room contents of prison officer.
Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi Describes Conditions of Political Prisoners in Bahrain: They Drink Water in “Clorox Bottles”, I Experienced these Sufferings!
In a shocking tweet, neurosurgeon Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi described the situation of political prisoners in Bahrain. “They drink water in Clorox bottles and eat their meals on nylon bags instead of plates. They spend 23 hours in prison cells,” he said.
BCHR: Nabeel Rajab Subjected to Degrading Treatment after Transfer to Jaw Prison
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said in a statement issued on October 26, 2017, “the Bahraini authorities must protect Nabeel Rajab from harassment and degrading treatment”.
Prisoners in Bahrain Deprived of Food, HR Group
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) confirmed that Bahraini prisoners held in five prisons are deprived of their most basic rights, including the right to adequate food.
Al-Faihani Says Al-Jazeera Report Based on Unprofessional Allegations about Prison Conditions
Head of the state-run National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), Saeed Al-Faihani, said that Al Jazeera, in its report on the conditions of Bahraini prisons, relied on a theoretical study based on unprofessional allegations.
BFHR: Jaw Prison Retaliates against Prisoners by Cutting off Water Supply
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said Jaw Prison authorities continue their crackdown on prisoners, retaliating against the inmates by intentionally cutting off water supply for days.
Bahraini HR Groups Appeal to Int’l Community to Save Prisoners in Bahrain
A number of Bahraini human rights organizations called upon the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to urgently visit Bahraini prisons to stand upon their situation and invite UN Special Rapporteurs and relevant UN working groups to submit new applications to visit Bahrain.
Detained Cancer Patient Elias Mullah "Prefers Death to Humiliation over Medical Treatment"
Family of detained Bahraini Elias Mullah, who suffers from colon cancer, said that he no longer wants treatment as a result of the degrading treatment he is subjected to by the Jaw Prison administration.