UN Rights Experts Send Urgent Appeal to Bahrain Government to Stop New Executions
Two United Nations human rights experts have appealed today to the Government of Bahrain to spare the lives of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Moosa, who are at risk of imminent execution, and to ensure a re-trial of the defendants in compliance with international standards.
14000 People Sign Petition Issued by Reprieve Demanding to Stop Execution of Mohammad Ramadan
The British Reprieve Organization published a petition on its website saying that “we have to do everything we can to save the man who may be next Mohammed Ramadan after the authorities executed on Sunday (January 15) three men – the first executions in the country for six years.”
UK MPs Call for Action on Bahrain Executions
UK Members of Parliament called on the British Foreign Office to file a complaint against the Bahraini government, and to call for an investigations into torture in the Kingdom. They also demanded their government to interfere concerning the death sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moussa.
HRW Warns of Imminent Risk of Execution of Two Detainees whose Confessions Extracted under Torture
Human Rights Watch said that two Bahrainis, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa, appear to be at imminent risk of execution despite the authorities’ failure to properly investigate their allegations of torture.
Amnesty: Bahrain on brink of crisis, should Commute Death Sentences of Ramadan & Mousa
Amnesty International said that the Bahraini authorities “must immediately commute the death sentences of two men at imminent risk of execution”. The two death row detainees are Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Ali Mousa. Amnesty “warned that the harsh response to protests against three executions carried out by firing squad on 15 January risks plunging the country into a human rights crisis.”
Detainees in "Jaw" Prison's Solitary Confinement: We Live in Terrible Conditions
Bahraini death row detainee Mohammad Ramadan, confirmed that the detainees in solitary confinement in "Jaw" Prison live in "terrible conditions", since 10 prisoners managed to escape last Sunday.
Prosecution Charges Wife of Death Row Prisoner Mohammad Ramadan with “Assembly”
Activist Zeinab Mohammad, wife of death row prisoner Mohammad Ramadan said that the Public Prosecution interrogated her and later ordered her release.
Death Row Prisoner Mohammad Ramadan’s Wife Says She Was Summoned by CID
Bahraini security authorities summoned the wife of a prisoner on death row to appear before the Public Prosecution.
British Police Train Bahrain how to “Whitewash” Deaths in Custody
The British Morning Star website that the British police have advised their Bahraini counterparts on how to “whitewash” deaths in custody, international human rights group Reprieve alleged.
Organization Lodges Complaint against Irish Company that Trained Prison Guards in Bahrain
The British Newsletter website said that “A Foreign Office-paid company has been reported to an information watchdog (Reprieve) for failing to reveal details of its work in Middle Eastern prisons where torture is allegedly rife.”
UK Foreign Office Accused Of “Covering Up” Bahrain Torture Allegations
Liberal Democrat MP said a British Foreign Office minister’s answers to questions of torture in Bahrain have been “appalling”.
The Guardian: Bahraini Ombudsman Funded by British Taxpayers Fails to Fulfill Duties
The UK-based Guardian newspaper stated that the “British taxpayers are paying millions to fund a police watchdog in Bahrain that has failed to investigate torture claims in the case of a man who has been sentenced to death.”
Detained Activist Mohammad Ramadan: Authorities Took Me to Pro-Gov’t Rallies to Listen to “We Want Reprisal” Chants
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): In reality, Bahrain is not a state, for if it was, it wouldn’t be possible to have a detainee taken to have a “tour” outside prison around pro-government rallies, supporting the ruling Al Khalifa family, so that he would listen to the demonstrators as they chanted “[We want] reprisal…[We want] reprisal.”
UK Concerned about Upholding Death Penalties Against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain Mirror: The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Tobias Ellwood, said that “The UK is concerned about the death sentences as handed down by the Bahraini courts.”
5 HR Groups call for Campaign against Death Penalties Handed Down to Mohammad Ramadan & Hussein Mousa
Bahrain Mirror: Five human rights organizations called for the most widespread campaign against the verdict issued by the Bahraini Court of Cassation to uphold death penalties against the two citizens, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa, whom the authorities brought charges against over political reasons.
Bahrain: Thousands of Protestors Denounce Court of Cassation’s decision to Uphold Death Penalties against 2 Protestors
Bahrain Mirror: Thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets on Friday (November 20, 2015) to express their opposition to the Court of Cassation’s decision to uphold death penalties against two protestors whom the authorities accuse of killing a policeman.