Ibtisam Al-Saegh and Najah Yousif Break Silence in Bahrain: BBC Arabic
Najah Yousif, a Bahraini woman, told the BCC Arabic that she was tortured and raped in a security complex after protesting against Formula One in 2017. Another woman confirmed that she faced similar abuses in the same complex few weeks later. Bahrain Mirror publishes a summary on "Breaking the Silence in Bahrain" film.
HRW Issues Report about Torture in Bahrain: “The Blood of People Who Don’t Cooperate”
Bahrain Mirror: Human Rights Watch issued a report entitled “The Blood of People Who Don’t Cooperate: Continuing Torture and Mistreatment of Detainees in Bahrain”.
BFHR: 11 Complaints Filed to UN about Bahraini Authorities’ Attacks on Ashura Events
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said in a statement that it filed 11 complaints to Mr. Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs, about the attacks of the Bahraini authorities on Ashura events.
Officer Mocks Detainee Mahmoud Al-Aradi: "Why do You Want to See Your Parents When You Can't See"
"Why do You Want to See Your Parents When You Can't See", this is what a Bahraini police officer mockingly said to detainee Mahmoud Abdullah Al-Aradi when he asked to see his parents after he lost his eyesight because of deliberate medical malpractice by the Jaw Prison administration.
Political Prisoner at Jaw Prison Goes Blind After Denial of Treatment
Bahrain Mirror: Reports from Jaw Central Prison indicated that one of the political prisoners held there lost his sight due to abuse and denial of medical treatment.