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.
Royal Order Restructuring Commission of Prisoners and Detainees Rights
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order 61/2017 restructuring the Commission of Prisoners and Detainees Rights.
Authorities Release Detainee Rawan Sanqour
The Bahraini authorities released on Sunday night detainee Rawan Sanqour who was arrested at late of September, over contacting the International Committee of the Red Cross to help her detained brother Ali Sanqour in receiving his right to treatment.
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.
Al-Wefaq: 4000 Detainees in Bahrain Subjected to Political Retaliation
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society appealed that there are over 4000 prisoners of conscience in the Bahraini prisons “subjected to political retaliation” after several reports about detainees subjected to torture and enforced disappearance.
Child Mahdi Muftah Undergoes Surgery in Genitals Days after He was Arrested and Tortured
Activists on social media outlets said that the security authorities referred child Mahdi Ahmad Muftah, from Diraz, to the hospital to undergo a surgery in his genital organs, days after the authorities raided his house.
Jaw Prison Administration Prevents Prominent Opposition Leader Hassan Mushaima from Medical Treatment
The security authorities in Jaw Central Prison prevented the prominent opposition leader who is sentenced to life in prison, Hassan Mushaima, from medical treatment and banned him from going to his medical appointment on Tuesday (October 10, 2017).
Case of 60 Suspects Accused of Smuggling Detainees from Jaw Prison Postponed
The Fourth High Criminal Court decided to postpone a case that included 60 suspects, accused of smuggling prisoners from Jaw Central Prison, to October 17, in order to listen to the testimonies of the attesting witnesses.
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.
Al-Bilad Al-Qadeem: Khalil Al-Hayiki; A Life Worth Celebrating
On Tuesday September 5, 2017, a man named Khalil Ibrahim Isa Al-Hayiki passed away. Many probably don’t know who Al-Hayiki (Aba Ali) is, and they have the right not to, since he never worked for the sake of people knowing him.
4 Detained Brothers Denied Family Visits since 8 Months
Al-Khabbaz family said that Jaw prison administration has been preventing them from meeting their sons: Maher, Mohammad, Mortada and Fadhel Al-Kahbbaz since about 8 months.
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.
Security Campaign Continues in Bahrain, Authorities Arrest Two Citizens from Sanabis
Bahraini security authorities continued their large-scale operation launched on Sanabis and arrested two citizens, according to activists.
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.
Al-Sayegh from Prison: I Won’t Lose Hope or Surrender to Fear, Pursuing the Torturers is My Priority
Detained human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh sent a letter from inside prison addressing the people of Bahrain to wish them a happy Eid Adha.
Health of Detainee Radhi Al-Qassab Deteriorates after Undergoing 2 Surgeries and Returned to Prison
Activists on social media outlets said that detainee Radhi Al-Qassab, from Abu Saiba, is suffering from health problems after he underwent two surgeries and was returned to prison.
Trial of Two Defendants Accused of Attacking Policeman in Dry Dock Prison Begins
Bahrain's Fifth High Criminal Court adjourned the case of two suspects (18 and 19 years) to September 25, with the continued detention of the suspects until the next session.
Dry Dock Prison Administration Refuses to “Temporary Release” Detainee to Attend His Mother’s Funeral Procession
Dry Dock Prison administration (pre-trial detention) refused to temporary release detainee Fadhel Rabie, from Al-Daih, to attend his mother’s funeral procession who died yesterday (Wednesday, August 23, 2017).
Trial of 60 Defendants including 4 Women in Case of Smuggling Detainees from Jaw Prison Commences
The Fourth High Criminal Court decided to postpone a case that included 60 suspects within 4 women among them to October 3. The authorities accuse the defendants of smuggling prisoners from Jaw Central Prison and establishing a terrorist group.
Photos: Detainee Mahmoud Hussein Released after 7 Years of Arrest over Political Reasons
The Bahraini security authorities released on Monday (August 21, 2017) youth Mahmoud Hussein (Al-Diwani), from Ma’ameer, after serving his 7-year jail term over political cases.