Bahraini Detainee Suffers Heart Attack Requiring Admittance to Hospital
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that detainee Fawziya Mashala (55 years) suffered from heart attack on Sunday (March 11, 2018) which left her unconscious.
On Women’s Int’l Day, Al-Wefaq Demands Release of Female Prisoners of Conscience in Bahraini Prisons
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society demanded in a statement marking Women’s International Day to release female prisoners of conscience in Bahraini regime prisons.
Bahrain: Three Sisters Appear Today for Interrogation in CID Building
Sisters of martyr Mostafa Yousef appear today (Monday, March 5, 2018) before the notorious Criminal Investigation Department.
Court Commutes Verdict of Bahraini Woman who Tried to Provide her Detained Bother with Narcotics
The High Appeals Court commuted one-year jail verdict issued against a Bahraini woman, who tried to leak drugs to her detained brother, to six months only.
Female Political Prisoners Break their Hunger Strike
Director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (Bird) Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei said that the political detainees in Bahrain decided to break their hunger strike after negotiating better prison conditions with administration of Isa Town Women's Prison.
AFP: Women Detainees Demanding Better Prison Conditions End Hunger Strike
A group of detainees at a Bahraini women’s detention centre ended a six-day hunger strike on Sunday after negotiating better prison conditions with authorities, a rights group said.
AFP: Bahrain Temporarily Frees Female Activist
Bahrain has temporarily freed a female activist who has accused her government of torture in detention, rights groups said Monday.
Saudi Ambassador: Bahraini Women to Drive to and in Saudi Arabia starting next June
Saudi Ambassador in Bahrain, Abdullah Al al-Sheikh, said that the Bahraini woman, and any other woman can drive in Saudi Arabia starting next June.
Activist Farida Ghulam Summoned for Interrogation Tomorrow
The security authorities summoned central committee member in National Democratic Action Society Wa'ad Society, Farida Ghulam, for interrogation tomorrow (Wednesday, September 20, 2017).
Ibtisam Al-Saegh in Phone Call: What I was Subjected to was Heinous, World Must Take Action so No Other Woman would Experience it
Prominent human rights activist and detainee Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the stripping of clothes and sexual abuse she was subjected to by the members of security authorities affiliated to the Ministry of Interior were heinous, adding that this should be brought to halt and not to be repeated with any other woman.
Al-Wadaie: Detainee Hajar Mansour Receives Threats from Lieutenant Maryam Bahr after Filing Grievance Complaint
Human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaie said detainee Hajar Mansour received threats after she filed a complaint at the Grievances Secretariat.
Detainees Fatima and Iman Abdullah Released on Bail as Trial Continues
Bahrain’s Security Authorities released on Wednesday (July 26, 2017) detained sisters Fatima and Iman Abdullah on bail worth BD 1000. Their trial, however, continues. This comes weeks after arrested them, and keeping them in custody of the women prison.
BFHR: 11 Female Bahraini Detainees under Government’s Political Retaliation Targets
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said that there are 11 female Bahraini detainees from 9 villages arrested over political motives and charges related to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. Some of the detainees were subjected to torture and ill-treatment during their interrogating sessions. The Forum indicated that the Bahraini authorities have put the Bahraini woman among the political retaliation targets and that more than 340 Bahraini women were subjected to arbitrary arrest over political background since 2011.
Ibtisam Al-Saegh Moved to Women’s Prison in Deplorable Condition
Information reported that detainee Ibtisam Al-Saegh was moved to the women’s prison in Isa Town in a deplorable condition.
“Courageous Bahraini” Khawla Mattar Recalling Memories of Death in Syria
Khawla Mattar of Bahrain, the Under Secretary-General of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), spent about two hours speaking of the humanitarian experience she went through in the conflict zones in Syria.
Amnesty: Bahrain Woman Human Rights Defender at High Risk of Torture, Sexual Assault
Amnesty International expressed deep concern from Bahraini human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh being at risk, and called on the "Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally" release her.
Reuters: Rights Group Says Bahrain Arrested Alleged Torture Victim
A Bahraini activist was arrested at her home late on Monday by masked and armed state security officers, a month after she complained of being tortured and sexually assaulted when she was summoned for questioning, a London-based rights group said.
Bahrain Rearrests Prominent HR Activist Previously Tortured, Sexually Assaulted by Police
The civilian forces arrested on the dawn of Tuesday (July 4, 2017) human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh who was tortured and sexually assaulted during her last arrest.
Arrest of 2 Sisters Increases Number of Detained Bahraini Women to 11
The Public Prosecution decided on Thursday (June 22, 2017) to arrest two sisters for 7 days pending investigation and release their third sister.
BCHR Documents 8 Arrest Cases including Woman Last Week
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it documented 14 peaceful protests in 12 villages in Bahrain, noting that 3 protests were oppressed by police.