Bahrain: UK MPs to Debate Taxpayer Support as Political Prisoners Languish
British MPs concerned about UK support and funding for the government of Bahrain have secured a parliamentary debate on Thursday over political prisoners in the Gulf kingdom.
Ombudsman Comments on Inmates' Hunger Stike in Dry Dock Prison: Hunger Strike is Voluntary Option for any Inmate
The Ombudsman said that it visited the Dry Dock Prison this month and found that inmates are receiving appropriate living and health care, stressing that the issue of the hunger strike is a voluntary option for any inmate.
After 25 Days of Demands for their Release and Protection, Prisoners' Families Hold Sit-in at Ombudsman Office
Twenty-five days after staging a sit-in outside the Ombudsman's Office last month (March 28, 2021), the families of prisoners returned today, Thursday (April 22, 2021) to hold a sit-in there.
49 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Jaw Prison, Families Protest in front of Ombudsman
Coronavirus cases increased in Jaw Central Prison on Sunday to 49.
Special Investigation Unit and Ombudsman: Whitewashing of Crimes
Dictatorial regimes have two characteristics; brutality and whitewashing. We can say that the Bahraini regime is an expert in these two fields. While the police in Bahrain use brutal torture, other institutions master the art of whitewashing serious cases and covering up crimes.
BFHR: Deprivation of Treatment is Typical Form of Torture in Bahrain
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that it has monitored, during the last period, dozens of complaints by detainees, due to the violation of their right to receive appropriate and necessary treatment, especially in the Jaw Central Prison.
HRW: Bahrain's Human Rights Watch Worsened in 2019
Bahrain's human rights record worsened in 2019, as the government carried out executions, convicted critics for peaceful expression, and threatened social media activists, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020.
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.
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
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.
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).
MoI Said It Took Legal Steps against Two Officers for Physically Attacking Some Inmates in Jaw Prison
Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation announced that the department had informed the Legal Affairs Directorate of the Interior Ministry about a case of two officers who physically attacked some inmates in Jaw Central Prison.
Bahrain Embassy in London Replies to "Daily Mail" Report: Mariam Al-Bardoli "High-Regarded Professional Woman"
The Bahrain Embassy in London described what came in the British Daily Mail newspaper on director of Isa Town jail in Bahrain Lieutenant colonel Mariam Al-Bardoli as false claims and requested that the article be removed and an apology issued.
Detainee Ali Al-Haji Urges British Minister to Visit Bahrain to Pressure Authorities to Allow him to Receive Treatment
Detaini Ali Al-Haji sent a letter to British Minister of State for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, on the eve of the latter's visit to Bahrain, blaming him and the UK government for his deteriorating health condition.
2018: Ali Mushaima Launches 46-Day Hunger Strike outside Bahrain Embassy in London
Ali Mushaima, son of prominent opposition leader Hasan Mushaima, launched a hunger strike for 46 days and slept on the ground in front of the Bahraini Embassy in London.
Detainee Mohammed Hussein's Father: My Son is Dying and They Don’t Want to Treat Him
Mohammed Hussein, the father of the detainee Hussein Mohammed Hussein, issued a voice message saying that his son's health is deteriorating.
Ombudsman S-G Meets with US Ambassador, Explains Role of the Secretariat
Secretary General of the Ombudsman Secretariat office received at his office in the Seef district the US Ambassador Justin Hicks Siberell.
Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal’s Family Complain to Ombudsman over his Deteriorating health Condition in Solitary Confinement, Banning him from Iftar Meals
Family of Head of Ulama Islamic Council Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal complained to the Ombudsman about the deteriorating health condition of Al-Mashaal after holding him in solitary confinement, in response to his protest against Diraz massacre and raid carried out on Sheikh Isa Qassim’s house.
French Delegation Meets Minister of Interior and Ombudsman in Bahrain
A delegation from the French-Bahrain Friendship Society visited Bahrain and met Minister of Interior Rashid Al Khalifa and the Ombudsman.
35 Days Following his Kidnapping: Ombudsman Says it Met Sayed Alawi, Claims He is Suspended Pending Investigation over “Terrorist” Case
The Ombudsman said that it looked into the complaint submitted by the wife of kidnapped Sayed Alawi, claiming that “it followed the professional procedural steps in this complaint with respect to investigating his place and conditions and guaranteeing his legal rights.”