OHCHR Calls for Transparent Investigations into Jaw Prison Events and Immediate Release of Sheikh Ali Salman
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): OHCHR said it is concerned about two individuals currently in detention in Bahrain, namely Sheikh Ali Al-Salman and Nabeel Rajab and about the harsh treatment of detainees at Jaw Prison, calling for speedy and effective investigations into torture of Bahraini prisoners and immediate release of Sheikh Ali Salman.
Al-Wefaq Issues Report about Jaw Prison Unrest: Testimonies Made with Broken Teeth
Bahrain Mirror: Hadi Al-Musawi, head of the Al-Wefaq's human rights department, issued Sunday (May 31, 2015) a report about Jaw Central Prison, entitled “Jaw Prison Unrest: Testimonies made with broken teeth.”
Haq Movement’s Secretary-General Prevented from Admission to Hospital for Over 100 Days
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The family of detainee Hasan Mushaima’, Secretary-General of the Haq Movement for Liberty and Democracy, stated on Wednesday (June 3, 2015) that he is rejecting visits since more than a 100 days, after special Jordanian forces raided Jaw Central prison on March 10, 2015.
Families of Jaw Prison Detainees: We Want to Inform the EU Delegation about the Detainees’ Sufferings
Bahrain Mirror: The Families of a number of detainees in Jaw Prison requested that their concern over their sons be relieved, as they have been living in harsh conditions since the outbreak of the mass protests inside prison on March 10.
Public Prosecution Doesn’t Renew Rajab’s Pretrial Detention Nor Refers him to Court
Bahrain Mirror:: Lawyer Mohammed Al-Jishi said that the Public Prosecution stopped the renewal of the pretrial detention of the BCHR president, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab "over the charge related to his tweets about the Jaw Prison abuses" among other charges linked to his opposition to the war on Yemen.
Bahrain’s PDRC Ignores Jaw Prison Incidents in its Press Conference
Bahrain Mirror: During a press conference, Chairman of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC), Nawaf Al- Moawda, spoke of the commission’s achievements, yet making no mention of Jaw prison, where prisoners are being subject to the worst forms of torture and degrading treatment.
Bahraini Detainee: Pakistani Police Cried as Jordanian Officers Humiliated us
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A detailed testimony of a Bahraini detainee’s sister clearly reflects the agony that has overwhelmed her young brother, the humiliation he is suffering from, his hunger, his longing for living in a clean environment free of filth, and the abuses he is subjected to at the hands of Jordanian police.
New Buildings in Bahrain’s Prison with the Increasing Number of Inmates
Bahrain Mirror: The Ministry of Interior announced the opening of more buildings in the Dry Dock Detention Center and Jaw Central Prison to embrace the increasing number of inmates who were arrested over the popular protests that erupted on 14 February 2011.
Bahrain: The Torturers Take "Selfie" with their Dangerous Capture: The Child Ahmed Al-Arab
On April 28th 2015, the ministry of Interior declared that it had arrested 28 Bahrainis whom it accused of being involved in terrorist processes. Among the 28 arrested was a 16-year-old boy, Ahmed Al-Arab.
Medic Al-Dimistani: I Received an Injury on my Knee and Got Kicked when Complaining
Bahrain Mirror: The vice-president of the Nursing Society (dissolved), Ibrahim Al-Dimistani, said that he underwent a surgery in his left leg on Monday, May 4, 2015 due to medical negligence in Jaw prison after receiving an injury in his knee as a result of him falling down while practicing exercises he describes as “insulting”.
"Human Rights Watch" Publishes the Bahraini Inmates' Stories: This is What Happened in Jaw Prison
Human Rights Watch published on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 the stories of the inmates in Jaw Central Prison who were recently released. It also tackled the incidents that sparked inside the prison in March 10, 2015.
"Human Rights Watch" Demands Independent Investigation into Incidents of Bahrain Central Prison
Bahraini authorities should order an independent investigation into allegations that security forces used excessive force to quell unrest in Jaw Prison on March 10, 2015, and mistreated prisoners in the aftermath, Human Rights Watch said. Security force members or other officials found to have used unlawful or disproportionate force should be held to account, it added.
Bahraini Detainee suffers from “Multiple Sclerosis”, Deliberately Prevented from Receiving the Required Treatment
Bahrain Mirror: The family of detainee Mohammad Faraj, who suffers from “Multiple sclerosis”, expressed their concern over him being deliberately prevented from receiving the required treatment to his rare life-threatening illness
The Family of the Blind Prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk: His Skin Color had Turned Darker Because of Torture!
After his family was allowed to visit him in Jaw Prison on April 21, 2015, the blind prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk, refused to talk about the torture he was subjected to. His family said that his skin color has turned darker than before.
Dr. Ali Al-Ekri Still Being Held Outside in the Tents...has Lost Some Weight
The family of detainee Dr. Ali Al-Ekri was allowed to visit him on Monday (April 27, 2015) after being deprived of a visit for almost two months since the attack on Jaw Prison detainees that took place on the 10th of last March.
Attacked and Bitten By Dogs...Detainee Talib Ali: If I Showed You My Tortured Body, You'd Fall Apart
After the family of detainee Talib Ali, who is sentenced to 50 years in prison, was able to visit him on Sunday, they realized that all the reports about torture are true and not exaggerated.
Bahraini Prisoner: Jordanian Forces Torturing Us Are Like ISIS
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive):: One of the detainees held in Jaw Central Prison, who refused to disclose his name, described the Jordanian police who are responsible for the prison’s security and for torturing them since the Jaw Prison incident (March 10, 2015) as forces similar to ISIS.
That’s How We Saw Detainee Ali Sanqour: Carried Because of a Broken Pelvis, Why? Because They Forgot Him (Hanging)
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): We were heartbroken. We raised our heads to be shocked. It’s the detainee Ali Sanqour carried by his fellow detainees. He wasn’t even able to drag his feet. His body was exhausted. He couldn’t move or walk.
According to a Recently Released Detainee: Blind Prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk, is being Brutally Tortured
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A detainee, recently released from Jaw Prison, revealed to Bahrain Mirror that the blind prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk (24 years old), is being brutally tortured and beaten since the Jaw Prison incident on March 10.
Serious Deterioration of Humanitarian Situation: Outbreak of Scabies in Jaw Prison
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The humanitarian situation in Jaw Prison has seriously deteriorated as scabies spread among prisoners, who are still being held in tents placed in the yard next to block 4, since the events of March 10 took place.