Health of Hunger Strike Detainee Osama Al-Saghir Deteriorates
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the health of Osama Al-Saghir, who is sentenced to 60 years in prison, deteriorated on Tuesday (September 24, 2019). She said Al-Saghir fainted and fell on the ground in the restroom.
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
NIHR Says It Follows Health Conditions of Strikers in Jaw Prison Daily
The National Institution for Human Rights said that it follows the health condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Central Prison on a daily basis.
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.
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.
Ombudsman Says Jaw Prisoners Demands Not among its Specialty, Defends Prison Administration Measures
The Ombudsman addressed the hunger strike launched by prisoners in Jaw Central Prison and responded to the detainees' demands through denying some of the complaints and deeming others illegal
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.
Hamburger Joy...Activist Ali Mhanna Lists Facts about Jaw Prison
A stale and cold hamburger sandwich makes prisoners who are served nothing but bad food happy. Thursday night is the prisoners' favorite night, as this cold meal is the reason for their joy.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Stands in Solidarity with Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Bahrain
Bahraini football player Hakeem Al-Araibi expressed in a tweet today his solidarity with prisoners in Bahrain.
Prisoners' Hunger Strike Enters 6th Day, Prison Administration Insists on Not Answering Their Demands
The hunger strike battle entered its sixth day, while the Jaw prison administration turns a blind eye to the prisoners' demands, exerts more pressure and threatens them that worse is to come.
NIHR Says "Some" Demands of Prisoners on Hunger Strike "Legitimate"
Maria Khoury, Chairperson of National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), said that a delegation from the institution visited the prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Prison, adding that some of their demands are "legitimate".
Why Are Bahrain’s Prisoners Entering the Hunger Strike Battle?
"It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones," says Nelson Mandela.
Al-Wefaq: Int'l Community and Free World Must Act to Protect Bahraini Prisoners
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society declared that it is necessary to take action to save prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, who are subjected to various forms of harassment, oppression and deprivation in prisons.
196 Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with 15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building
81 prisoners in building 13 have joined the hunger strike, along with 115 others in building 14, in solidarity with the 15 prisoners who started an open hunger strike on (Thursday, August 16, 2019), in protest against the strict security restriction, discrimination from the rest of the prisoners and the harsh conditions they have been suffering two years ago.
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?
Hisham Al-Sabbagh Launches Hunger Strike against Preventing him from Treatment
Leader in Islamic Action Society (Amal) Hisham Al-Sabbagh enters his 3rd day of hunger strike protesting against being prevented from his right to treatment.
Detainee Yasser Al-Mo'men Continues Hunger Strike Demanding Treatment
Human rights activist Zeinab Al-Khamis said that detainee Yasser Al-Mo'men’s hunger strike entered its fourth consecutive day in protest against his deprivation from treatment at Dry Dock Prison.
AFP: Women Detainees Demanding Better Prison Conditions End Hunger Strike
A group of detainees at a Bahraini women’s detention centre ended a six-day hunger strike on Sunday after negotiating better prison conditions with authorities, a rights group said.
Diabetes Patients on Hunger Strike at Risk, Authorities Pressure Sayed Al-Meshaal to Persuade Prisoners to End Strike
Human rights source revealed that some of the hunger strikers held in Bahrain's Jaw Prison, who suffer from diabetes, are at risk.
Abdulhadi Alkhawaja’s Health Status Deteriorates 1 Week after Open Hunger Strike
The health status of detained Bahraini rights activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja deteriorated 1 week after he launched an open hunger strike in protest against treatment of detainees at Jaw Prison.