Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals for Protesting F1 Race Despite F1 CEO Assurance that Protesting Race won't Result in Reprisals
Four people were arrested near the Bahrain Grand Prix in Manama. The four were arrested over their peaceful protests and demanding the release of political prisoners, although F1 assured that protesting the race will not result in reprisals.
Bahrain: Torture Victims File Legal Complaint against Formula One
Najah Yusuf and Hajer Mansoor, who were allegedly tortured after protesting Formula One's Grand Prix in the kingdom, have filed a legal complaint against the company saying it has breached the human rights standards it pledged to follow, the Middle East Eye website reported.
Despite Coronavirus Concerns, Hajar Mansour Received with Kisses and Hugs
Bahrainis who went to welcome Hajar Mansour, who was released on Thursday (March 5, 2020), forgot that we are in the time of the Coronavirus, and that gatherings, kisses and hugs are now prohibited over fears of the virus outbreak.
Detainee Hajar Mansour: I feel Suffocated
Detainee Hajar Mansour replied with tears when she was asked about her condition in an audio recording from prison. Hajar is no longer able to express her situation but with describing it as "suffocating". She repeated her statement with tears. Within less than one minute of the recorded audio, Hajar reiterated the word "suffocated" eight times, perhaps she thought saying it one time doesn't express the situation she is suffering from.
HR Activists and Organizations Call on UK Government to Support Al-Wadaei and his Family
NGO representatives, lawyers and a cross-party group of parliamentarians called on the British government to act in defence of the UK-based human rights activist.
For 3rd Year in a Row, My Mother will Celebrate her Birthday from a Prison Cell in Bahrain: Duaa Alwadaei
Today is my mother’s birthday. Like every mother, she would love to spend it surrounded by her family and friends. However, for the third year running, my mother will spend her birthday in a cell in Bahrain’s notorious Isa Town Prison, in which she is confined for 23 hours a day, said Duaa Alwadaei.
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.
UK MP Calls to Sack Bahrain's Woman Prison Boss Mariam Al-Bardoli, "Daily Mail" Newspaper Dubs her "Beast of Bahrain"
A Lib Dem peer has called to sack woman prison boss Lientenant Colonel Mariam Al-Bardoli after she beat up inmate Hajar Mansour after her son-in-law activist Ahmad Al-Wadaie spoke in UK Parliament to highlight brutality in country's prisons.
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.
Amnesty Int'l: Detainee Hajar Mansour Denied Comprehensive Medical Examination
Amnesty International said that detainee Hajar Mansour, mother-in-law of activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaie, is prevented from undergoing comprehensive medical tests requested by the doctor, who examined her last month, due to suffering a lump in her breast.
Hajar Mansour Writes letter about her Two Years in Prison: Our place isn't here, we have family and children
Human rights activists published a letter written by Hajar Mansour, who is sentenced to 3 years in prison, marking her 2 years if imprisonment and being deprived of her children.
Al-Wefaq: Targeting Al-Wadaei’s Relative is Retaliation against his Peaceful HR Activism
Al-Wefaq condemned the regime's unjustified escalation in the trial of the family of Bahraini activist Sayed Ahmad Al-Wadaei and issuing political vindictive sentences against them in retaliation for his peaceful and legitimate human rights activity.
11 HR Org. Including HRW Demand Bahrain to Drop Fabricated Charges against Sayed Ahmed Al-Wedaei's Relatives
Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International along with other human rights organizations issued a statement demanding the Bahraini government to drop charges against family of human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wedaei.
Bahrain Court Upholds Jail Sentence against Relatives of Prominent Activist
The top court in Western-allied Bahrain upheld three-year jail terms against three relatives of a prominent political activist, a rights group said on Monday, in a case the U.N. describes as an unlawful act of reprisal over family connections.
Amnesty Int’l Demands Bahrain to Allow Detainee Hajar Mansour Immediately Receive Treatment
Amnesty International called on the Bahraini authorities to provide the immediate and needed health care to prisoner of conscience Hajar Masnour and ensure her a fail trial.
Bahraini Authorities Prevent Detainee Hajar Mansour from Treatment
The British Morning Star newspaper said that British-backed jail in Bahrain is denying medical treatment to a frail political prisoner, including diagnosis for a lump on her breast, London relatives have told the Morning Star.
MoI Says Arrest of Al-Wadaei’s Relatives not due to Kinship
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior issued a statement responding to the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which criticized the arrest of Bahraini authorities, three relatives of activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, who lives abroad, describing their detention as illegal retaliation for their family connection.
Reuters: UN Watchdog Seeks Release of Three Relatives of Bahraini Activist
A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on Bahrain to release three relatives of a prominent exiled activist, describing their detention as an unlawful act of reprisal over their family connection.
Call from Hajar Mansour to her Daughter: “Forgive Me in Case Something Happens to Me”
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei said in tweet “I just received a phone call from my mother-in-Law Hajer Mansoor, she sounded very depressed, probably the worst call we ever had with her.”
Detainee Hajar Mansour Transferred to Hospital after being Attacked by Prison’s Director
London-based activist, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, said that the director of Women’s Prison in Hamad Town, officer Maryam Al-Bardouli, attacked his mother-in-law Hajar Mansour who is serving a 3-year jail term, over political cases fabricated against her as a reprisal due to her son-in-law’s activism.