Bahraini Authorities Release Layal Abdulnabi, Detained since March 10 Jaw Prison Unrest
Bahraini activists stated that the authorities in Bahrain released Layla Abdulnabi who was arrested on March 10, 2015, when unrest broke out in Jaw Central Prison
57 Suspects of Jaw Prison Incident Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison & Fined over 508,000 Dinars
Bahrain’s Fourth High Criminal Court accused 57 suspects of rioting in Jaw Central Prison and sentenced all the defendants to 15 years in prison and fined them 508,187 Bahraini Dinars and 970 fils to compensate for cost of damages.
Bahraini Interior Ministry Denies Food Poisoning of Detainees in Jaw Prison
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior denied on its official Twitter account the food poisoning of detainees held in Jaw Central Prison.
Bahraini Interior Ministry Meals Cause Food Poisoning among Dozens of Jaw Prison Detainees
Bahrain Mirror: The Deputy Chairman of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights stated on Thursday (January 7, 2016) that dozens of detainees held in Bahrain’s Central Jaw Prison were food poisoned due to the poor quality of meals provided by the Ministry of Interior.
Jaw Prison: Detainee Ali Hassan Suffering from Low Vision Transferred to Hospital’s Ophthalmology Dept.
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said that the medical record of detainee Ali Hassan who entered the correction and rehabilitation center on August 7, 2014 doesn’t indicate he suffers from any chronic diseases but low vision of nearby objects without any other symptoms.
Mother of Detainee: My Son Will Lose His Sight If Not Released to be Treated Abroad
Bahrain Mirror: The mother of detainee Ali Hassan Adam appealed to the Bahraini Ministry of Interior to release her son so that he would be able to receive treatment before losing his sight in both eyes because he suffers from Retinal Atrophy.
Bahrain Arrests Layla Abdulnabi Raising Number of Female Detainees to 6
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini authorities arrested on Tuesday (December 15, 2015) Layla Abdulnabi, after the court of appeals sentenced her to 6 months in prison over Jaw Prison events that took place on March 10, 2015.
Bahrain Ombudsman: Complaints Increased by 375% Mostly Filed by Jaw Prison Detainees
Bahrain Mirror: Director of the Correctional and Detention Centers Control Directorate at the Ombudsman’s General Secretariat in Bahrain, Hamad Taqi, said that the general secretariat received 128 complaints and 589 help requests in the period between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015.
Five Detained Religious Figures from Jaw Prison: What Concerns Us Is Release of All Prisoners
Bahrain Mirror: In response to statement calling for the release of imprisoned clerics, five of the prominent religious leaders detained in Jaw Central Prison issued a statement in which they said: “What concerns us is the release of all the prisoners, beginning with our sons and daughters of this nation.”
Wife of Detainee Hussein Yousef: Prison Administration Is Depriving Yousef who Suffers from Sinusitis of Medication
Bahrain Mirror: The wife of Jaw Central Prison detainee, Hussein Hamza Yousef, said that her husband is experiencing severe pain, as he suffers from sinusitis, yet the prison administration is not providing him with medication.
Zainab Al-Khawaja’s Appeal Adjourned over Charges of Entering Jaw Prison & Insulting Policemen
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s second high criminal court adjourned the appeals of the verdict issued against activist Zainab Al-Khawaja until February 2, 2016. Al-Khawaja is sentenced to 9 months in prison over insulting and attacking policemen and entering the reform and rehabilitation center without permission.
Jaw Prison Prevents Dr. Ali Al-Ekri from Attending Uncle’s Funeral
Bahrain Mirror: Lawyer Hameed Al-Mulla stated that the administration of Jaw Central Prison refused to allow detained Dr. Ali Al-Ekri to attend the funeral of his uncle, Haj Hassan Al-Ekri.
Jaw Prison Administration Prevents Detained Opposition Leaders from Watching BBC
Detained Opposition Leaders stated that the administration of Jaw Central Prison is seeking to isolate them from the outside world by banning them from watching TV news channels
Bahraini Woman Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Assaulting 2 Police Officers on March 10 in Jaw Prison
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court sentenced a Bahraini woman (38 years old, a mother and sister of two Jaw Prison detainees) to six months in prison for assaulting a male and female police officer in Jaw Prison on March 10, 2015.
Diary of a 111-day Hunger Striker: With My Own Pen I write: I am Abdulajalil Al-Singace
These are the memoirs recording four full days of an ongoing hunger strike carried out by the political prisoner, Abduljalil Al-Singace, since 111 days.
Bahrain's SIU Receives 19 Torture & Mistreatment Complaints in July and Refers 2 Policemen to Court
Senior member of Bahrain's Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ibrahim Al-Kuwari, said the "unit received 19 complaints in July, including three allegations of torture and 16 claims of mistreatment by security forces.
Officer Mocks Detainee Mahmoud Al-Aradi: "Why do You Want to See Your Parents When You Can't See"
"Why do You Want to See Your Parents When You Can't See", this is what a Bahraini police officer mockingly said to detainee Mahmoud Abdullah Al-Aradi when he asked to see his parents after he lost his eyesight because of deliberate medical malpractice by the Jaw Prison administration.
Al-Wefaq’s Mahdi Al-Ekri after His Release: We Spent Ramadan in Plastic Tents Under the Scorching Sun & Torture of Jordanian Police
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Al-Wefaq Shura Member Mahdi Al-Ekri, who was released from prison on June 14, 2015, speaks of the sufferings of Jaw Prison detainees during the Month of Ramadan during an interview with Bahrain Mirror.
Detainee Ali Haroun Beaten During a Phone Call with His Mother
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini detainee Ali Haroun (21 years old) was severely beaten on Tuesday night (June 30, 2015) while having a phone conversation with his mother who heard his cries and pleading.
BCHR Issues Report on "Jaw Prison": Bahraini Government's Brutality in Country's Central Prison
Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain and Bahrain Institution for Rights and Democracy issued a report on Jaw Prison events based on interviews with inmates who were released weeks following the attack.