Judiciary Shows Mercy to Torturer, Pitiless towards Bahraini Women: Story of 3 Sisters from Diraz
This is where the situation in Bahrain has led us- a judiciary appointed by that King, practicing unprecedented brutality and cruelty. The judicial authorities have refused to replace the punishment of three sisters arrested in a political case with an alternative penalty, yet at the same time refused to imprison an Arab woman who tortured her child who was less than two years old back then, in order to ensure that the justice of the court be served by protecting the "reunion of the family".
Al-Wefaq Demands Release of Six Female Prisoners of Conscience
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called for the release of six female Bahraini prisoners of conscience held in Bahraini prisons because of their opinions.
Court Upholds 3-Year Prison Term against Defendant in Political Case
The First High Criminal Court upheld a three-year prison sentence against a defendant who joined Bahraini Hezbollah.
On Sidelines of Isolation Prisoners’ Strike: This is What Prominent HR Activist Nabeel Rajab Said about his Experience in Isolation Prison
In an interview with Bahrain Mirror following his release in 2014, prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab spoke about his two-year prison experience and explained that the most difficult thing he faced during this time was the isolation prison. At that time (the first arrest in 2012), it wasn't possible to torture the internationally-known human rights activist, especially that he was arrested about one year following the 2011 events and after the issuance of the BICI report. Thus, the authorities resorted to another way in an attempt to break his will.
Isolation Prisoners in Danger, Attacked by Foreign Prisoners while Prison Administration Turns Blind Eye
The isolated political prisoners are being held with other prisoners, who are not only charged with totally different cases (drugs, prostitution, murder, joining ISIS, theft...) and don't share the same language or culture, but who also have a behavior that harms the inmates in the same cell, and some even pose a real threat to the political prisoners.
King Hamad Grants Narendra Modi First Class Order Despite Indian Crackdown Campaign on Kashmir Muslims
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa awarded First-Class Order of Bahrain to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a time Modi's government faces wide criticism over its treatment of Muslim-majority Kashmir.
On Prisoners of Conscience 10th Day of Strike, King Issues Royal Pardon for 250 Indian Prisoners in Honor of Narendra Modi
The photos of woeful women standing in front of the prison gates waiting to visit their sons, husbands, or brothers didn't stir the king's emotions. He didn't order stopping the humiliating searching they are subjected to. He didn't even listen to the appeals of children who called for their fathers' freedom on social media. Not even one political prisoner has been pardoned since 2011. However, the king decided to pardon on Sunday 250 Indian prisoners serving sentences in Bahrain, in honor of the Prime Minister who faces controversy over his anti-Muslim decisions.
Mohammad Sultan: Empty Stomachs and a King Leading Us to the Abyss
Hundreds of prisoners of conscience in Bahrain have launched a hunger strike since August 18, 2019, protesting against the inhumane treatment which violates the most basic international standards for the treatment of prisoners.
15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building Start Open Hunger Strike
15 political prisoners started on Thursday (August 15, 2019) an open hunger strike after two full years of systematic isolation in Jaw Prison. What is this isolation prison?
Detainee Al-Qashaami Accused of Harboring Martyr Al-Arab: Life is Senseless amid this Oppression
Prisoner of conscience Amira Al-Qashaami, accused of harboring martyr Ali Al-Arab when he was pursued and who was recently executed, sent a letter to his mother saying "I am with you on this path until the end".
Ahmad Al-Malali’s Father Describes their Last Goodbyes: Bahrain Mirror
"I would have liked to be martyred in another way, but it happened in the end," said prisoner Ahmad Al-Malali, who was facing imminent execution within hours by security authorities in Bahrain over the death of officer Hisham Al-Hammadi, which is a case based on no evidence but confessions extracted under systematic torture, which is considered to be the master of evidence in the courts of Bahrain.
NGOs Urgently Appeal Int'l Community to Stop Execution of Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali
Three human rights organizations appealed the international community to interfere and save detainees Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali from execution.
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.
586 Convicts Benefited from Alternative Punishment, No Political Prisoners Included
The Public Prosecution said that the number of convicts who made use of the alternative punishment since its implementation on May has reached 586, noting that they didn't include political prisoners.
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
Mother of Prisoner Suffering Cancer: My Son and I on Hunger Strike until He Receives Right to Treatment
"Elias’ situation is deteriorating from bad to worse and the prison’s administration is stalling his treatment," says Elias' mother in a weak voice holding back her tears.
Prisoner of Conscience Yousef Al-Dairy: Between the Pain of Illness Ravaging his Bones and his Little Son’s Distance
What can Yousef A-Dairy do when two pains have taken over his life, each pain greater than the other; a pain in the body and an ache in the heart.