Isolation Prisoners in Danger, Attacked by Foreign Prisoners while Prison Administration Turns Blind Eye
The isolated political prisoners are being held with other prisoners, who are not only charged with totally different cases (drugs, prostitution, murder, joining ISIS, theft...) and don't share the same language or culture, but who also have a behavior that harms the inmates in the same cell, and some even pose a real threat to the political prisoners.
Prisoner Mohammed Al-Singace Taken to Prison Clinic 40 Days after his Hunger Strike
Activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said that prisoner Mohammed Abdullah Al-Singace was taken to the prison clinic after his health deteriorated as a result of the hunger strike he launched about 40 days ago.
Six UN Experts Call for Investigation into Abuse of Bahraini Female Rights Defenders Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, Zainab Al Khamis and Hajar Mansour
Six UN experts have expressed “serious concerns” over violations and threats that three Bahraini human rights defenders, Hajar Mansour, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh and Zainab Al Khamis, have been routinely subjected to in Bahrain, demanding an investigation into their mistreatment.
Detainee Mortada Al-Miqdad May Lose Eyesight if Not Urgently Referred to Physician, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh
The family of detainee Mortada Al-Miqdad announced Mortada needs to resume medical check-ups urgently, so that he would not lose his eyesight completely, and be provided with medical supplies.
Jaw Prisoners Banned from Performing their Religious Rites Despite Submitting Formal Requests
A prominent rights activist, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, quoted one of the detainees as saying that the administration of the Jaw Prison is preventing the inmates from performing religious rites.
Political Detainees at Dry Dock Prison Subjected to Harassment, Cells Raided in Middle of the Night
Human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said political detainees held in pre-trial detention at Dry Dock Prison have been repeatedly harassed by the prison police.
Hashtag #Prisoner_without_Rights Reveals Hundreds of Violations Committed against Political Prisoners in Bahrain
Hundreds of activists and tweeters took part in a widespread media campaign under hashtag #Detainee_without_Rights to write on Twitter about the prominent violations against the 4000 political detainees in Bahrain.
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.
Amnesty International Says Ebtisam Al-Sayegh Still at Risk of Detention
Amnesty International called for urgent action, demanding that all charges raised against human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Sayegh be dropped, noting that she remains at risk of detention.
Bahrain: Number of Activists Released, Including Ebtisam Al-Sayegh
Bahraini authorities on Sunday (October 22, 2017) released a number of human rights activists, including Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, who revealed that she had been subjected to torture and sexual harassment.
Bahrain: Female Detainees Declare Strike After Prison Authorities Impose New Barrier During Family Visits
Female detainees in Bahrain have today declared they will go on an open strike after the authorities built an extra barrier to prevent imprisoned women embracing family members on visits.
UN Says Bahrain among Countries that Committed Reprisals against Activists Attempting Cooperation with HRC
A major report by the United Nations Human Rights Office (HRO) listed Bahrain as one of the countries targeting activists cooperating with the United Nations, along with group of countries including Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
Al-Sayegh from Prison: I Won’t Lose Hope or Surrender to Fear, Pursuing the Torturers is My Priority
Detained human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh sent a letter from inside prison addressing the people of Bahrain to wish them a happy Eid Adha.
National Security Agency Summons Al-Sayegh’s Husband: We’ll Take Action If Torture Claims Not Proven True
Inspector-General of the National Security Agency (NSA) summoned on Thursday (24 August 2017) the husband of detained activist Ibtisam Al-Sayegh.
Observatory for Protection of HR Demands Bahrain to Immediately Release Al-Saegh, Al-Shakoori and Al-Qatari
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), asked its followers to address the Bahraini authorities to immediately release Ibtisam Al-Saegh, Mohammed Al-Shakhoori and Radhi Saleh Al-Qatari and to send letters to each of King of Bahrain, Ministers of Interior and Foreign Affairs, Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs, Permanent Mission of Bahrain to the United Nations in Geneva, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Belgium and diplomatic missions and embassy of Bahrain in their countries.
Terror Crime Prosecution Head & Former State Security Officer Ahmed Al-Hammadi Accused of Torture, Baqer Darwish
Bahrain Forum Human Rights head, Baqer Darwish, revealed that Chief of Terror Crimes Prosecution is one of the state security officers accused of torture in the 1990s.
Amnesty Int’l Condemns “Terrorism” Charges against Ebtisam Al-Sayegh: Her only Crime is challenging government’s appalling HR record
Amnesty International denounced charging Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh with “terrorism,” calling for her immediate release.
Questions for Head of Bahrain’s NSA 10 Days After Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest, Brian Dooley
Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley wrote a letter addressing the President of Bahrain’s National Security Agency (NSA), Sheikh Talal bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, 10 days after Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest.
Women HR Defenders International Coalition Calls on Bahrain to Immediately Release Ebtisam Al-Sayegh
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition called for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Sayegh