Jaw Prison Inmates Announce Support for Ayatollah Qassim's Statement
A group of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Jaw Central prison issued a statement expressing their support for the statement issued by Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on Thursday (April 2, 2020) and appealed to the international community.
Second Suicide Attempt to Criminal Prisoner within Days after Placing him in Solitary Confinement
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh revealed that one of the criminal prisoners in Jaw Central Prison attempted to hang himself after suffering from depression as a result of putting him in solitary confinement. She explained that this is the prisoner's second suicidal attempt this week.
BCHR Launches Appeal to Release Prisoner Suffering from Psychological Outbreaks
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately release prisoner Sadiq Marhoon (31 years), who suffers from psychological outbreaks after spending 11 years in prison, and to provide medical care for prisoners.
French Parliamentarians Speak of Official Crackdown Campaign against Political Prisoners in Bahrain
A number of French MPs talked about the increasing human rights violations in Bahrain, particularly violations against political prisoners.
HRW: Bahraini Authorities Deny Prisoners Adequate Medical Care
Bahrain's authorities are failing to provide adequate medical care to high-profile prisoners, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institution for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said.
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.
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.
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.
Jaw Prison Sufferings: Inmates Had to Relieve themselves in their Clothes due to Food Poisoning
Concerning the food poisoning the inmates suffered from, a mother of one of the prisoners tells Bahrain Mirror: "My son told me that they were poisoned after the Suhoor meal. The situation became catastrophic when the policemen didn't open the prison cell doors."
Report for the Idle Prisoners’ Commission: Reasons Why Fasting Inmates Suffered Food Poisoning
A number of human rights defenders and activists published confirmed information that inmates in buildings 12, 13 and 14 in Jaw Prison have been food poisoned after Iftar and Suhoor meals on Tuesday (May 7, 2019).
Health Situation of Haq S-G Deteriorates Again, His Son Protests to Save his Father's Life
The health conditions of Secretary-General of Haq Movement, Hasan Mushaima, who is serving a life sentence for demanding democracy, deteriorated again. As a result, his son, a London-based activist, protested again in front of the Bahraini embassy in order to save his father's life.
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.
Strike in Dry Dock Prison over Removing Women's Hijab while being Searched by Female Police
Human rights activists in Bahrain said that a number of political detainees in Dry Dock Prison stopped attending family visits.
Detainee Hadeer Abdullah Demands Seeing her Family after Decision to Detain Her
Detainee Hadeer Abdullah demanded her right to a family visit, stressing that holding her in prison is a blatant violation to her right, because she committed no crime.
Prisoners' Commission: Procedure Established for Organizing Visits to Inmates and Detainees
The Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission said it approved a procedure for organizing announced and unannounced visits to prisoners and pre-trial detainees in the places they our held.
Prisoners Rights Commission: 1,000 Inmates Held in Jaw Prison over Riot-Related Charges
Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission said number of prisoners arrested over (politically-motivated) riot charges reached about 1,000.
UK Queen's Inspectorate of Prisons Holds Workshop in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC) hosted on 9th and 10th of November a specialized training workshop during which experts from the Queen's Inspectorate of Prisons in the United Kingdom delivered lectures.