Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Faces New Charge over Insulting Israel
One of Bahrain's most prominent human rights defenders who is already serving a life sentence faces a series of fresh charges over his protests from prison, his family and rights groups have reported.
MoI Complicit with Public Prosecution, Fabricates Case against Sheikh Abduljalil: Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei
Human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei revealed on Thursday (September 29, 2020) that "the Public Prosecution demanded to interrogate Sheikh Abduljalil Al-Meqdad over a complaint lodged by officer Ali Farhan, who lead the assault against Sheik Al-Meqdad."
Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Other Prisoners of Conscience Face Reprisals in Bahrain
Reliable local reports confirmed that the Jaw Prison administration is currently targeting prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and other prisoners of conscience in Bahrain with reprisals, Ifex website reported GHCR statement as saying.
Families of Detainees Tried to Deliver Letter to PM Court in Al-Gudaibiya
Families of detainees in Jaw Central Prison said they tried to deliver a letter to Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa's office demanding revealing the fate of 14 political detainees with whom contact had been cut off.
Applying Open Prisons Program, Allowing Prisoners to Spend 12 Hours outside Prison
Information revealed that the Jaw Prison administration has started implementing the open prisons program that allows prison inmates to spend a large part of the day at their homes, work sites or schools.
Detainees in Jaw Prison Punished for Commemorating "Eid Al-Ghadir"
Information revealed that Jaw Central Prison administration prevented detainees from calling their families and denied them visits because they commemorated "Eid Al-Ghadir", commemorated by Shiites on 18 Dhu Al-Hijjah.
Amnesty Int'l: Gross Negligence in Face of Confirmed Tuberculosis Infections at Jaw Prison
Amnesty International said in a tweet that the Bahraini authorities are acting with gross negligence in the face of confirmed tuberculosis infections at Jaw Prison.
Hussein Al-Sahlawi's Family Expresses Concern over his Safety due to Preventing him from Treatment
Family of detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi has reiterated concerns for his safety as he complains of medical negligence, despite earlier demands to provide him treatment for the complications he suffers after being infected with Coronavirus.
Urgent Letter from Detained Leaders Demanding UN Secretary-General to Immediately Interefe to Save Abduljalil Al-Singace's Life
A number of detained political leaders in Bahrain issued an urgent appeal to the United Nations Secretary-General and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights asking them to intervene immediately to save the life of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike for nearly 250 days.
2021 Panorama: Systematic Medical Negligence Leads to Martyrdom of Number of Prisoners, Health of Mushaima and Al-Moqdad Deteriorates
In 2021, systematic official medical negligence killed political and non-political prisoners. Meanwhile, the appeals of the families of sick prisoners and human rights activists were made to no avail.
Detainees Reject Breakfast Meals in Protest against Isolating Other Prisoners for More than 6 Months
Detainees in Jaw Prison said on Monday (January 24, 2022) that they rejected to receive breakfast meals in protest against the continuation of isolating prisoners in isolation rooms for more than 6 months.
2021 Panorama: After a Decade in Prison, Pervez's Released, Authorities Hide His Medical Condition
The security authorities released prominent political dissident Mohammad Jawad Pervez on April 9, 2021, as part of the alternative penalty law, after he spent more than a decade in prison.
Number of British MPs Signing on Petition Demanding Al-Singace's Release Increases to 39
The number of MPs signing on a parliamentary petition calling for the release of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace has risen to 39.
Detainees Raise Alarm: Photographer Yasser Ahmad in Very Bad Health Condition
A number of political detainees at Jaw Central Prison confirmed that prisoner of conscience, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, photographer Yasser Ahmad, known as "The American Yasser", is in bad health condition, adding that he is unable to move properly.
Prisoner Sentenced to Life in Prison Goes on Open Hunger Strike, Asks to Meet Prison Head
Human rights activists said that political prisoner Mohammed Jomaa Al-Khor, who is sentenced to life in jail, went on an open hunger strike on Sunday, December 5, 2021, demanding to meet the director of Jaw Central Prison.
Former Detainee Ali Qambar Passes Away after Years of Sufferings due to Torture Complications
Former detainee Ali Qambar passed away after a struggle with cancer disease, which he developed as a result of torture inside the regime prisons, Al-Wefaq society stressed. The society called on the people of Bahrain to take part in Qambar's funeral procession in Nuwaidrat.
HR Report Reveals Torture Detainee Mustafa Khatem was Subjected to
A report by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) revealed the torture and ill-treatment political prisoner Mustafa AbdulKarim Khatam was subjected to after his arrest in order to force him to confess.
Al-Wefaq Documents 22 Arrests, 466 Raids and 240 Violations in Jaw Prison in April
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a monthly report documenting the human rights situation in Bahrain from April 1 to 30.
A Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in Bahrain
On the afternoon of April 17, there were frequent complaints about the sudden crackdown by a security group on the detainees who have been protesting in Buildings 12 and 13 since the death of the victim of deliberate medical negligence, Abbas Malallah, and the repercussions of the incident are still taking place until the moment of writing this article.
Interior Minister: There Are No Cases of Coronavirus in Jaw Prison, We Haven't Cut Contact between Prisoners and their Families
The Bahraini Minister of Interior, Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, denied on Thursday (April 22, 2021) "the presence of any current cases of the Coronavirus," in Jaw Central Prison, during a meeting with MPs Kaltham Al-Hayeki and Hisham Al-Asheri.