UN Rapporteurs Demand Bahrain to Initiate Investigation on Violations against Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
UN special rapporteurs expressed their utmost concern at the continued arbitrary detention of human rights defender Mr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, after receiving concerning allegations of torture, ill treatment, poor prison conditions and demanded Bahrain to initiate an investigation on these violations.
Jaw Prison Administration Threatens Detainees with "Restriction and Intervention of Special Forces" If They Don't End their Protest
The Prisoners' Affairs Authority in Bahrain confirmed that the director of Jaw Central Prison, Adnan Bahar, raised the "alert level" in the prison and closed the cells to control the protest of detainees who are demanding enabling prisoner of conscience Abdulwahab Hussein receive his right to treatment and medical care.
Amnesty's 2022 Annual Report: Bahrain Continues to Restrict Freedom of expression, Hold Prisoners and Torture Them
Amnesty International confirmed in its annual report that "Bahrain continued to restrict freedoms of expression and assembly and to hold prisoners for exercising these rights."
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.
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.
Al-Wefaq Calls on Bahrain Authorities Not to Retaliate against Prisoners: What They're Subjected to is a Crime
Commenting on the increasing demands of prisoners to improve the living conditions in Bahraini prisons, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that what political prisoners are being subjected to is a crime and constitutes a threat to the lives of political prisoners.
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.
Detainee Beaten for Commemorating Religious Rituals
Detainee Mohammad Al-Eskafi was beaten by prison guards for holding a condolences Majlis on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib.
Hunger Strikers in Hell: Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison Punished by Sleeping on Ground without Pillows and Sheets
Young political detainees in Dry Dock Prison have been on hunger strike for the third consecutive day.
Dry Dock Prison Director Confiscates Religious Books and Belongings of Young Detainees due to their Hunger Strike: Activist
Dry Dock Prison director Fahd Al-Kooheji ordered to storm the youths prison cells and confiscate their religious books and belongings after they announced launching hunger strike against not receiving needed medical care following the spread of scabies among them, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh reported.
Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison Start Hunger Strike after Authorities Ignored Spread of Skinn Diseases among them
Detained children in Dry Dock Prison announced launching an open hunger strike after the prison authorities ignored their complaints regarding the spread of skin diseases among them and the return of scabies to their prison cells.
Detainee with Knee Injury Denied Treatment, MoI Refuses to Release him under Alternative Penalty Code
Family of political prisoner Habib Abdulhussein Habib said they exhausted all ways to enable their detained son receive his right to treatment.
Al-Wefaq Calls for Releasing "Forgotten Prisoners" in Al-Qurain Military Prison
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said in a statement on the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances that the Bahraini authorities used enforced disappearance as a means of intimidation and political revenge.
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.
Sheikh Zuheir, His Companions Prevented from Making Calls, Going to Prison Yard...Intentions to Prevent them from Commemorating Ashura
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that it received information from Jaw Central Prison indicating that Sheikh Zuheir Ashour and his companions have been prevented from making calls for a week, and that this period could be extended as a kind of punishment against them.
Prisoner Dies in Sickle Cell Complications
The Bahraini Interior Ministry announced the death of a 35-year-old prisoner after suffering from sickle cell complications.
Bahrain Accuses Prisoners of Deliberately Spreading the Coronavirus
A prisoner of conscience's new audio recording revealed that the Bahraini Public Prosecution has started accusing inmates of deliberately spreading the Coronavirus inside prison
Al-Wefaq Demands Real Action with Sheikh Al-Moqdad's Call
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society demanded the authorities to take real action with call of Sheikh Abduljalil Al-Moqdad, who is serving a life term sentence, after his health deteriorated and after launching an appeal holding the authorities responsible for this.
Al-Wefaq Calls to Stop Protests, Sit-ins due to Dangerous Epidemic Wave in Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called on Bahrainis to stop protests and sit-ins all over the country due to the outbreak of dangerous Coronavirus in Bahrain and increase in number of cases and casualties.
After 25 Days of Demands for their Release and Protection, Prisoners' Families Hold Sit-in at Ombudsman Office
Twenty-five days after staging a sit-in outside the Ombudsman's Office last month (March 28, 2021), the families of prisoners returned today, Thursday (April 22, 2021) to hold a sit-in there.