2021 Panorama: Executioner Badr Al-Gaith's Death Brings back Images of Torture of Martyrs and Prisoners
On November 1, 2021, the head of the General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security, lieutenant General Badr Al-Gaith (1981-2021), one of the officers involved in torture cases, dies.
Why Did Hisham Al-Baloushi Return to Iran? How Did He Get Hold of Half a Million?
It is true that Jamal Al-Baloushi, brother of Hisham Al-Baloushi, confirmed that Hisham had a “good relationship with security agencies in Bahrain”. His testimony aired on state television; however, does not reveal the nature of his relationship with the Bahraini intelligence and probably the intelligence of neighboring countries.
Proof Confessions Extracted Under Duress: Political Prisoner Acquitted of Attacking Armored Vehicle Charge despite Another Prisoner’s Confession
After unjustly spending two years in prison, a Bahraini court acquitted a political prisoner of charges of attacking, along with other unknown suspects, a security armored vehicle using Molotov cocktails in Al-Shakhoura in 2016, and abolished a 7-year prison sentence issued against him. The prisoner's name was mentioned in the confessions of another prisoner.
Over 25 Citizens Arrested within 3 Days, Including 12 from Ma'amir Area
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior has been intensifying its campaign of raids since March 2011 unabatingly.
NSA Receives Training in US in Fields Related to “Human Rights and Freedoms”
National Security Agency professional standards office, which is involved in torture, said that the training plan for 2018 in cooperation with the Office of the Inspector General, included courses in US in the fields of human rights and freedoms.
National Institute for Human Rights Says it Trained 428 Personnel during First 3 Months of 2018
Secretary-General of the National Institute for Human Rights in Bahrain, Khalifa Al-Fadhel, said that the Institute has trained 428 individuals during the first quarter of this year.
NIHR Continues to Train National Security Agency Involved in Torture of Dissidents
Bahrain’s National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) has continued to train National Security Agency personnel by organizing a workshop for the third group of the Agency’s recruits on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Royal Decree Abolishes Deputy Interior Minister Post, Held by Head of the NSA Talal bin Mohammed Following “Chambers of Death” Report
The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, issued Royal Decree No. (18) of 2018 abolishing the position of Deputy Minister of Interior, which was held by Talal bin Mohammed Al Khalifa.
After its Involvement in Torturing Activists, NIHR Introduces NSA Members to Convention against Torture
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) said that it held a workshop for members of the National Security Agency about torture.
NIHR Holds Workshop for National Security Officers on “Convention against Torture”
The Bahraini National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) said it continued to train members of the National Security Agency, as it organized a workshop on the “Convention against Torture”.
National Institute for Human Rights Says Training 160 National Security Agency Personnel
Secretary General of the National Institute for Human Rights said the Institute’s training center trained 248 people in February 2018, noting that 160 of whom work at the National Security Agency.
Activist: Testimonies on Officer Abdulaziz Al-Baker’s Involvement in Torture of Dissidents in National Security Agency HQ
Prominent human rights activist Sayed Yousif Al-Muhafdah said that live testimonies had been received indicating the involvement of officer Abdulaziz Al-Baker in torturing opponents of the regime in the notorious National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters.
2017: Torture, Threats and Extortion, Activists & HR Defenders inside the NSA Death Chambers
Human rights defenders and activists experienced a brutal period during 2017; torture, extortion, travel bans and attacks on homes and properties, as well as pressures and threats aimed at turning activists and rights defenders into informants.
Bahrain's King Issues Decree Reorganizing National Security Agency, Reuters
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a decree on Tuesday reorganizing the National Security Agency and appointing Lieutenant General Adel bin Khalifa Al Fadhel as its new president, effective immediately, the state news agency said.
Bahrain King Reappoints Adel Al-Fadel as President for NSA
Bahrain News Agency said that King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a decree on Tuesday re-organizing the National Security Agency (NSA) and appointing a president, noting that the decision shall be immediately implemented.
Bahrain Mirror Publishes Lawyer Ibrahim Sarhan’s Statement: That’s what happened to me in National Security building in Bahrain after statement given to Al-Mayadeen
Lawyer Ibrahim Sarhan recounts the brutal torture he suffered at the hands of the NSA, speaking of the events of his two interrogations; on May 23, 2017 and May 31, 2017 after he had given a statement to the Al-Mayadeen satellite television channel.
Bahrain Rights Groups Accuse National Security Agency of torture
Three Bahraini human rights groups accused the Gulf Arab monarchy's National Security Agency on Tuesday of systematic use of torture, and a security official said it would investigate their allegations.
“Chambers of Death”: Report Issued by 3 HR organizations Documenting Violations committed by Bahrain’s National Security Agency
Three human rights organizations issued an extensive report on the violations committed by the Bahraini National Security Agency (NSA).
Bahrain Doctor Recounts Atrocity in NSA Torture Rooms: Even King can’t Rescue you
Social media activist Bahrain Doctor said that the National Security Agency (NSA) has recently brutally tortured 5 citizens and asked them to totally stop their media and human rights work.
Yousef Al-Jamri: I Lodged Complaint at Inspector-General, I Hope for Measure that Prevents Blindfolding during Investigation
The online blogger Yousef Al-Jamri said that he lodged a complaint at the Office of the Inspector-General at the National Security Apparatus (NSA), Mohammed Rashid Al-Rumaih, against his torturers at the NSA compound.