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.
UN Experts Raise Concerns over Health Deterioration of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
UN experts have raised concerns over the "deteriorating" health of the Bahraini academic, Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, in prison.
Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor: Punitive Measures Against Al-Khawaja May Amount To Slow Killing
The situation of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has dramatically worsened since the prison administration imposed a series of punitive measures against him, including denying him contact with his family last week, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement expressing grave concern.
Detainee's Wife Addresses Authorities: Treat my Husband before He Gets Paralyzed
The wife of political prisoner, Ali Hasan Hammad, said that her husband has launched a hunger strike after the Jaw Prison administration did not respond to his request for appropriate treatment for the severe pain in his back. She expressed fear that her husband would get paralyzed if he doesn't receive medical care.
Who's Making Prisoner Akbar Ali Suffer Psychological Problems?
This is a special story which the world needs to know. It is the story of Akbar Ali, born in 1994, in Bilad Al-Qadeem-the prisoner who has treated and overcome his psychological problems more than once; however, unfortunately, someone is pushing him to these problems again.
Italy Calls on Bahrain to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a strongly-worded letter calling on Bahrain to free detained human rights activist, Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Al-Wefaq: 16 Protests and 37 Security Raids Monitored during Fourth Week of January
Al-Wefaq Islamic National Society documented a number of violations practiced against citizens and detainees during the fourth week of January, most notably the arrest case of Ahmed Jaafar Ali, who was forcibly extradited by the Serbian authorities.
Demands to Test Detainees after Spread of Coronavirus Symptoms
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said she has received many calls from the prison, indicating that the symptoms the prisoners are suffering are the same as those of Covid-19 symptoms.
British Website Condemns MP Bob Stewart for Condemning Presence of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
The British Declassified website condemned in a tweet on its official Twitter account the comments of MP Bob Stewart on political prisoners in Bahrain.