Bahrain Public Prosecution Announces Release of 11 Female Prisoners, Issues “Alternative Penalties”
Attorney General Ali Al-Buainain announced that the Bahraini Public Prosecution began to implement the provisions of the Penal Code and alternative measures.
Political Detainees at Dry Dock Prison Subjected to Harassment, Cells Raided in Middle of the Night
Human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said political detainees held in pre-trial detention at Dry Dock Prison have been repeatedly harassed by the prison police.
Hashtag #Prisoner_without_Rights Reveals Hundreds of Violations Committed against Political Prisoners in Bahrain
Hundreds of activists and tweeters took part in a widespread media campaign under hashtag #Detainee_without_Rights to write on Twitter about the prominent violations against the 4000 political detainees in Bahrain.
Concern over Fate of Bahraini Woman 3 Days after Her Arrest
The family of detainee Fawzia Mashallah said that they had received only one phone call from her since she was summoned for interrogation on December 15, 2017.
From Dry Dock Prison… Appeal of Hunger to the ICRC
For one year and ten months, Bahrain detainees have not seen the sun. This is not a metaphor, but a real crime.
Prisoners' Commission: Procedure Established for Organizing Visits to Inmates and Detainees
The Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission said it approved a procedure for organizing announced and unannounced visits to prisoners and pre-trial detainees in the places they our held.
BFHR: Jaw Prison Retaliates against Prisoners by Cutting off Water Supply
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said Jaw Prison authorities continue their crackdown on prisoners, retaliating against the inmates by intentionally cutting off water supply for days.
Bahrain: Female Detainees Declare Strike After Prison Authorities Impose New Barrier During Family Visits
Female detainees in Bahrain have today declared they will go on an open strike after the authorities built an extra barrier to prevent imprisoned women embracing family members on visits.
Bahrain Central Prison Detainees Start Open Hunger Strike Today
Detainees held at the Jaw Central Prison began an open hunger strike in protest against the deteriorating conditions in the prison today on Saturday.
Bahraini Forces Launch Widespread Security Crackdown: 8 Citizens Arrested in Sanabis & 2 others in Al-Barhama and Muqaba
Bahraini security forces launched a large-scale operation on Monday morning (September 4, 2017), which resulted in a number of arrests in Sanabis and Al-Barhama.
Detainee Sadiq Al-Shaabani Moved to Solitary Confinement due to Complaint over Lack of Treatment
Jaw Central Prison administration moved detained artist Sadiq Al-Shaabani to solitary confinement after a complaint he filed stating that he did not receive necessary treatment.
Amnesty: Nabeel Rajab Jail Term Exposes Authorities’ Relentless Campaign to Wipe out Dissent
The sentencing of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, in his absence, to two years in prison for TV interviews is the latest shocking display of zero tolerance for freedom of expression by the Bahraini authorities, Amnesty International said Monday (July 10, 2017).
Prosecution Interrogates 11 Accused of Hiding Info on Detainees that Escaped Prison on January 1
The Public Prosecution said it is interrogating 11 detainees accused of hiding information about other detainees who were able to escape prison on January 1, 2017.
Geneva: Iceland Demands Bahrain to Release Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
Iceland demanded the government of Bahrain to abide by its international commitments and to an inclusive reconciliation process.
Martyr Mohammad Sahwan to Jihad from “Jaw” Novel: Think About How to Break their Tyranny
Jihad described how martyr Sahwan spoke to him during a night at the Jaw. Sahwan said, “Think about how to break their tyranny instead of thinking about what their tyranny does to you.”
Detainee Mohammad Sahwan was Martyred in Jaw prison due to Neglected Head Injury after 5 Years of Detention
Bahraini detainee held in Jaw Central Prison, Mohammad Sahwan (45 years old), was martyred today on Thursday (March 16, 2017), while he was still serving his 10-year prison term.
On the Eve of his Client’s Release, Dr. Ali Al-Ekri’s Lawyer Al-Mullah: Al-Ekri was Tortured in Unimaginable Ways
Detained Dr. Ali Al-Ekri’s lawyer, Hamid Al-Mullah, said that his client will be released tomorrow Friday (March 10, 2017) from prison “with pride”.
Bahraini Detainee Tortured after Refusing to Kiss Prison Guard’s Foot at Dry Dock
Information at the Dry Dock detention center reported that detainee Ali Mohammad Hakim Al-Arab was beaten up and tortured, because he refused to kiss the foot of a prison guard.
Bahraini Officer Involved in Murder of Activists & Torture of Hundreds Others Announced Dead
Al-Wazzan is notorious for being one of the main officers whose names were linked to acts of torture during the 1980s and 1990s.
Prisoner Ebrahim Al-Meqdad’s Mother Wishes her Son Happy 20th Birthday: Youngest Prisoner Prosecuted under Terrorism Law at Age 15
The Bilad Al-Qadeem Twitter account posted a letter by Bahraini political prisoner Ibrahim Al-Meqdad’s mother addressing her son on his birthday. Al-Meqdad was the first child who was prosecuted under the Terrorism Act.