Detainees' Families Resort to Rescue Police to Dispense Medications, Improve Living Conditions in Prison: Activist
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the conditions in prison didn't get better and that the detainees' families are resorting to Rescue Police in order to dispense medications and improve living conditions of their imprisoned sons.
7 Bahraini Detainees Face Death if King Approves their Death Penalties: SALAM Releases List
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights published on Tuesday February 26, 2019, a list including the names of political prisoners sentenced to death in Bahrain.
Court Upholds 5-Year Jail Term against 4 Detainees Accused of Burning 2 Cars during Ras Rumman Protest in 2014
The High Appeals Court upheld 5-year jail term against 4 political prisoners accused of staging protest in Ras Rumman and burning two cars using Molotov.
Sadiq Al-Shaabani Released after 5 Years in Jail over “Bahrain Tamarod” Case
The security authorities released on Thursday (Febraury 14, 2019) detainee Sadiq Al-Shaabani after spending 5 years in jail over what is known as "Bahrain Tamarod" case.
8 Million BD Income of Public Prosecution from Fines and Bails
Bahrain's public prosecution income from fines and bails amounted to 8 million dinars ($21 million) last year alone, according to statements made by the Attorney General Ali Al-Buainain on Tuesday (January 22, 2019).
Rasd News Network: 56 Bahrainis Arrested, 82 Houses Raided until Mid-November
Nine citizens, including Al-Wefaq former MP Ali Al-Ashiri, were arrested within the second week of November 2018, and 23 houses were raided in different areas across Bahrain this week, Rasd news network specialized in monitoring night raids and arrests said on its Twitter account.
Ammar Sahwan Slowly Dying in Jaw Prison, Shrapnel in his Kidney and Broken Teeth
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that prisoner Ammar Sahwan is suffering from medical negligence in Jaw Central Prison.
After Over Year of Neglecting his Appeals, NIHR Says It Met Detainee Hani Marhoun’s Wife
In its first comment, the National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR) said that it met on Tuesday (November 13, 2018) wife of detainee Hani Marhoun after about one month of his hunger strike.
Death Sentences Issued against 4 Bahrainis Raise Number of Death Convicts to 20
Four people were sentenced to death on Monday (November 12, 2018) over charge of detonating a bomb in a security patrol, which led to the death of one of its members named (Abdulsamad Abdullah), according to the interior ministry claims.
Bahrain Flouts its Int’l Obligations by Upholding Sentence against Political Prisoner Najah Al-Sheikh, Amnesty International
Bahrain is once again flouting its international obligations by upholding a three-year prison sentence issued against prisoner of conscience Najah Al-Sheikh.
Sheikhs Al-Reyash, Al-Banaa, Al-Jamri, Eulogy Reciter Sahwan and Malikiya Obsequies Organizers Released
Bahraini security authorities released a number of detainees who were arrested during the month of Muharram, or after their participation in the commemoration of Ashura.
Detainee Hani Marhoun: NIHR Ignores my Appeals regarding Torture since over a Year
Detainee Hani Ahmad Isa Marhoun announced starting a hunger strike in order to put an end to what he called "all violations and breaches in Bahraini prisons".
Detainee Amira Al-Qashaami Refrains from Family Visits due to Glass Barrier: Activist
Prominent human rights defender Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that political detainee Amira Al-Qashaami refrained from family visits due to the glass barrier between her and her family, indicating that this is the fourth visit Amira refrains from.
Call from Hajar Mansour to her Daughter: “Forgive Me in Case Something Happens to Me”
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei said in tweet “I just received a phone call from my mother-in-Law Hajer Mansoor, she sounded very depressed, probably the worst call we ever had with her.”
Amnesty: “Medical Negligence” and “Intentional Ill-Treatment” in Bahrain’s Prisons
Amnesty International urged Bahrain’s authorities to take immediate steps to ensure all those in state custody can access adequate health care and condemned in a statement issued on Friday “medical negligence” and “intentional ill-treatment” in Bahrain’s prisons.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Detainee Madina Ali
An appeals court upheld on Tuesday (September 25, 2018) a 3-year jail term against detainee Madina Ali Ahmad over background of political cases.
Oldest Female Political Detainee Sentenced to One Year in Jail
A Bahraini court sentenced on Wednesday (September 26, 2018) oldest female political detainee to one year in jail, after accusing her of harboring one of her relatives.
Following Adel Flaifel’s Footsteps in the 90s: Pay Us and We’ll Free Your Sons Early
Exploitation of authority and blackmailing people for money is nothing new. These incidents have been happening since the 1990s and are still taking place this day.
Family of Cancer Patient Detainee Elias Al-Mullah Expresses Concern about his “Health Developments”
Family of cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mullah expressed concerns regarding the new symptoms that appeared on him, calling to allow him receive treatment without delay.
Bahraini Prisons Selling Blankets to Detainees
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the prisons in Bahrain are selling blankets, bed sheets and pillows to prisoners, which violates their fundamental rights.