Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Demands Release of Naji Fateel
The Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called on the Bahraini government to immediately and unconditionally release detained human rights defender Naji Fateel, and to conduct an impartial investigation to identify and hold perpetrators accountable.
Maryam Al-Khawaja: Bahrain Regime Setting up Circumstances to Cause Death of My Father and Other Prisoners, West Government Should Move before It's Late
Maryam Al-Khawaja posted a tweet on her Twitter account saying that the Bahraini authorities once again prevented her father from seeing a cardiologist, which puts his life to more danger.
Abdulwahab Hussein Calls for Dedicating Day to Prisoners to be Commemorated Annually
Spokesman of the "Islamic Loyalty Movement" Abdulwahab Hussein, held in Jaw Central Prison, demanded to dedicate a day for prisoners called "Prisoner's Day" to be commemorated annually and to have a web page through which they talk about their cause and news.
Health of Detained Former MP Sheikh Hasan Isa Deteriorates on His Fifth Day of Hunger Strike
The health of the detained former MP Sheikh Hasan Isa has reportedly deteriorated as he enters his fifth day of hunger strike to protest ill-treatment at Jaw Central Prison.
Jaw Prison Administration Cancels Medical Appointments of Sheikh Mohammed A-Miqdad, Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous
Jaw prison administration cancelled on Sunday, March 12, 2023, the scheduled medial appointments of Sheikh Mohammed Habib Al-Miqdad and Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous because they refused to be handcuffed, the director of the Bahrain Center for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei reported.
Prisoners of Conscience: We were Surprised by Stubbornness of Prison Administration, We will Continue our Peaceful Movement until Achieving our Demands
Prisoners in Jaw Central Prison said on Tuesday (February 7, 2023) that they will continue their peaceful movement until they achieve their demands.
Amnesty Int'l Calls for Urgent Action to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
Amnesty International called for an urgent action to release imprisoned academic in Bahrain Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Amnesty Int'l: Prison Officials' Inadequate Response to Tuberculosis Cases in Jaw prison Puts Prisoners' Health at Serious Risk
Bahraini authorities' inadequate response to people with tuberculosis in Jaw prison is inconsistent with their human rights obligations and especially the right to health, Amnesty International said.
Bahraini Prison Officer "Laughed" as Inmates Requested Help to Transfer over Tuberculosis Outbreak
An officer in Bahrain's Jaw prison laughed when inmates pleaded for an inmate with tuberculosis (TB) to be transferred for care this week, according to a recording of a detainee heard by Middle East Eye.
Fears of Tuberculosis Outbreak at Prison as Detainees Fall Ill
A Bahraini political prisoner with tuberculosis says he fears he will die soon if authorities withhold further medical care from him, as two other inmates say they have symptoms of the illness but have not been tested or treated.
Insults of Doctors at Jaw Prison Clinic More Painful than Executioners' Whips: Political Prisoner
Prisoner of conscience, Sayed Ali Alawi Hashem, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, described the doctors at the Jaw Prison Clinic as a medical mafia, pointing out that they insult sick prisoners.
Police in Jaw Prison Steals Political Prisoner's Money, MoI Doesn't Investigate Complaint
Political prisoners continue to complain of stealing their money which they use to buy food and phone cards by the prison police, amid Ministry of Interior's failure to protect their rights.
Prisoner Hussein Al-Sahlawi: I Faced Death 5 Times due to Medical Negligence
Prisoner of conscience Hussein Al-Sahlawi said that he is suffering from policy of medical negligence and denial of treatment in the notorious Jaw Prison.
Mr. Hasan Mushaima Isolated for 10 Months after Refusing Parole under Alternative Penal Code
Activist Ali Mushaima, son of detained leader Hasan Mushaima, said his father, leader of the Haq movement, has been living in isolation for 10 months as a punishment for refusing parole under Alternative Penal Code.
Jaw Prison Administration Briefs Detainees on "Open Prisons" Mechanism
The Jaw Prison Administration recently briefed political detainees on the mechanism of implementing the open prisons program, explaining that the program would be implemented in three stages.
Detainee Transferred to Solitary Confinement for Demanding Treatment: Audio Recording
In an audio recording from inside the prison, detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi complained that he had been denied treatment, despite suffering from serious symptoms as a result of contracting Coronavirus last February.
Health of Detainee Suffering from Epilepsy Deteriorates, Jaw Prison Denies Him Medical Care
Family of Bahraini detainee Ali Matooq said that the Jaw Prison administration refuses to provide their son with medical care despite his deteriorating health condition due to the seizures he suffers that lead to asphyxiation during sleep, stressing that he turns blue due to the severity of the asphyxiation.
Zaynab Al-Khawaja via Twitter: They Arrested My Father 11 Years Ago and They're still Not Done Torturing Him
Zaynab Al-Khawaja recalled in a series of Tweets the night her father, prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, was arrested 11 years ago.
Front Line Defenders Calls for Releasing Al-Khawaja, Transferring him to Ireland
Dublin-based human rights group Front Line Defenders has called for releasing Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and transferring him to Ireland on medical grounds.
HRW in its UN Report: Bahrain Failed to Comply with Previous Commitments in UPR
Human Rights Watch said in its report for the 41st of the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights situation in Bahrain that Bahrain has failed to live up to the recommendations that it supported and pledges it made in the past three cycles of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.