Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous Starts Open Hunger Strike in Jaw Prison
Alyaa Radhi, wife of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman who is detained in Jaw prison, said that Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous (one of the detained figures in Jaw prison) has started an open hunger strike.
Opposition Figures from Jaw Prison Confirm Necessity of Popular Movement
A number of detained Shiite clerics in the Central Jaw Prison, said that introducing the personal status law by the authorities aims at “weakening the opposition, and pressuring it to abandon its legitimate demands and its popular movement.”
Family of Detainee Akbar Ali Demands Authorities to Transfer him Psychiatric Hospital
Family of detainee Akbar Ali (21 years) asked the competent parties to transfer their son to the psychiatric hospital to receive adequate treatment.
Organization Lodges Complaint against Irish Company that Trained Prison Guards in Bahrain
The British Newsletter website said that “A Foreign Office-paid company has been reported to an information watchdog (Reprieve) for failing to reveal details of its work in Middle Eastern prisons where torture is allegedly rife.”
Head of Ulama Islamic Council Arrives to Jaw Prison to Serve his 2-Year jail Term
Activists said that Shiite cleric Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal, the head of Ulama Islamic council (the highest Shia religious institution in the country), was transferred this morning (September 1, 2016) to Jaw prison.
Jaw Prison Administration Forces Detainees to Pay for Medications and Repair of their Devices
Human rights information revealed that Jaw Prison administration asked the political prisoners to buy the medications they need on their own expense due lack of budget, the families of the prisoners reported.
Jaw Prison Block 4: Prisoners Suffer Maltreatment, 7 Transferred to Solitary Confinement After Beatings
Seven prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement, after being beaten up by Jordanian forces assigned to secure the prison.
Activist Naji Fateel from Jau Prison: Our Calls are Recorded, New System Violates Laws
Detained HR activist, Naji Fateel, says new communication system at Jau Prison "violates international treaties and conventions..."
Detainee Akbar Ali in Danger: Cuffed and Beaten by Policemen in Solitary Confinement
Prisoner held in Jaw Prison in very dire condition after being subjected to daliy torture.
Bahrain Records Highest Prison Population Rate in Middle East
Bahrain occupied the first rank in the Middle East in terms of prison population rate.
Bahraini Court Fines Policeman 100 BD over Beating Detainee
Special Investigation Unit said the appeals court fined a policeman 100 BD for beating detainee in Jaw Prison.
MEE: Bahrain Report Admits Inmates Beaten at Notorious 'Torture' Jau Prison
Inspection report on Jau prison says some prisoners assaulted, but faces criticism for failing to probe torture claims.
Prisoners Rights Commission: 1,000 Inmates Held in Jaw Prison over Riot-Related Charges
Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission said number of prisoners arrested over (politically-motivated) riot charges reached about 1,000.
Jaw Prison Inmates Launch Hunger Strike against Maltreatment
Inmates held in Jaw Central Prison’s Block 10 went on a hunger strike in protest of the maltreatment.
Al-Wefaq Freedoms & Human Rights Dept: Jaw Prison Block 4 Overcrowded with 220 over Maximum Capacity
The Freedoms and Human Rights Department at Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society expressed its concern, regarding the recurrent news it has been receiving from Jaw Central Prison since April 2016 about overcrowding issues in the prison, particularly block 4.
Detained Bahraini Photographer Ahmad Hmaidan Competes for Gov’t Press Award
Journalist Ahmad Hmaidan, who is serving a 10-year jail term since 2014, completed the measures taken to participate in the competition for the award, entitled “Khalifa bin Salman Press Award” in the Best Press Photo category.
Jaw Prison Decides to Cuff Prisoners' Hands & Feet During Treatment in Hospitals
Sources close to prisoners held at Bahrain's Jaw Central Prison said that the prison's administration decided to tie up the hands and feet of all prisoners sentenced to 10-year prison terms or more while receiving treatment in hospitals.
Policeman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Receiving Money in Return for Smuggling Banned Items into Jaw Prison
A Bahraini court sentenced a policeman (29 years old) and a inmate (40 years old) at the Reform and Rehabilitation Center (Jaw Prison) to 3 years in prison after convicting them of bribery and smuggling banned items (Viagra and nuts) into prison.
Detained Athletes at Jaw Prison Congratulate Infantino after FIFA Election Win & Urge him to Make Effort to Release them
Bahraini athletes imprisoned at Jaw Central Prison congratulated Gianni Infantino on his victory in the FIFA elections.
Dry Dock Prisoners Call on Int’l Organizations to Consider their Hunger Strike Demands
Sources from inside Central Jaw Prison announced an appeal to international human rights organizations for taking into consideration the demands made by prisoners on hunger strikes.