Political Prisoner Reveals Part of Medical Cadre Transgressions in Jaw Prison Clinic
Political prisoner Ali Haji revealed a part of the transgressions practiced by the medical cadre in charge of Jaw Central Prison clinic and the complicity of the staff with the prison administration, and transferring the prison pharmacy into a commercial pharmacy.
Director General of Reformation and Rehabilitation: No COVID-19 Cases Recorded among Prisoners
Abdulsalam Al-Arifi, the Director General of Reformation and Rehabilitation in Bahrain's Ministry of Interior, announced that all the centers affiliated to the reformation and rehabilitation haven't recorded any COVID-19 cases among prisoners and workers since the beginning of the pandemic.
Political Jaw Prisoner in Danger, Officer Al-Zayani Broke both his Arms, Severely Beat him
Private sources confirmed that the person in charge in Jaw Central Prison, officer Hashem Al-Zayani, broke the hands of political prisoner, Ali Al-Wazir. Eyewitnesses stressed that they saw the prisoner in a very bad health condition due to the beating and torture he was subjected to at Al-Zayani's hands.
39 French Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain to Halt Execution Orders against Mohammad Radaman, Hussein Mousa
39 French Parliamentarians demanded the government of Bahrain to halt the execution orders against Mohammad Radaman and Hussein Mousa, who are convicted of killing a policeman in a blast in 2014.
Three Rights Groups Hail High Commissioner Statement against Death Penalty in Bahrain
Three Bahraini human rights organizations expressed appreciation for the statement issued on July 14, 2020, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the arbitrary death sentences issued against torture victims, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Last Call on Behalf of Mohammad Ramadan's Kids: Don't Destroy Their Lives
The Cassation Court issued the final verdict against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa over charges of killing a policeman and other terrorism-related charges, even though both of the defendants stated that security men tortured and sexually assaulted them to extract confessions.
Campaign to Stop Execution of Political Prisoners in Bahrain: Over 19,000 Tweets Say No to Execution of 12 Prisoners
More than 19,000 tweets have been posted on twitter revealing the deep sentiment of Bahrainis for saving 12 political prisoners on death row, whose lives face grave danger if King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa decides to ratify their death penalties.
HRW Calls on Washington, London to Pressure on Bahrain to Save Mohammad Ramadan & Hussein Mousa
"Bahrain's allies, including the United States and United Kingdom, should press Bahrain to allow United Nations experts to independently investigate Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan's torture claims. Bahrain should free the two men or retry them in a judicial proceeding that meets fair trial standards," Human Rights Watch said.
Torture Story of Political Detainee Zuheir Ibrahim who was Sentence to Death: HR Documentation
The information mentioned in this report is a brief of a report issued by BCHR two years ago, in which it documented what happened to political prisoner Zuheir Ibrahim Jassim, whose death sentence was upheld on Monday (June 15, 2020) by the cassation court, noting that this was a final verdict pending the King's ratification.
Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentences against Political Detainees Zuheir Ibrahim and Hussein Abdullah
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (June 15, 2020) death sentences against political detainees Zuheir Ibrahim Jassim and Hussein Abdullah Rashid. There are now 11 citizens in Bahrain facing final death sentence pending the ratification of the King of Bahrain.
Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentence against Political Detainee Zuheir Ibrahim
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (June 15, 2020) death sentence against political detainee Zuheir Ibrahim Jassim. He is the ninth to face final death sentence pending the ratification of the King of Bahrain.
Youngest Political Prisoner Released after 8 Years of Prison and Torture
The Bahraini authorities released on Saturday (May 23, 2020) Ibrahim Al-Moqdad, the youngest political prisoner in Bahrain, after spending 8 years behind bars.
MoI Puts 5 Suspected Coronavirus Policemen in Building near Jaw Prisoners
Prisoners in Jaw Prison confirmed that the Interior Ministry quarantined 5 suspected Coronavirus policemen in building number 5 in Jaw Central Prison, a numbers of prisoners' families told Bahrain Mirror.
BFHR: 57 Prisoners Included in Pardon Had Less than 2 Years Remaining of Prison Sentences
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) monitored the release of political prisoners throughout the last period, between March 11 and April 30, by studying 512 cases of prisoners of conscience.
BPA Condemns Transferring Imprisoned Journalist Al-Jaziri to Solitary Confinement, Holds NIHR Responsible
Bahrain Press Association (BPA) condemned transferring imprisoned journalist Mahmoud Al-Jaziri to solitary confinement for reporting on conditions inside Bahraini prisons and lack of real precautionary measures to confront Coronavirus, and held the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) responsible.
Officer Hisham Al-Zayani Punishes Detainees who Revealed Lies of Procedures to Confront Coronavirus in Jaw prison
Jaw Prison director Hisham Al-Zayani punished a number of political prisoners who said that there are no real preventive measures to confront the Coronavirus, after the statement of National Institution of Human rights, Maria Khoury.
Coronavirus: Is It Time to Release Prisoners to Avoid Epidemic Outbreak? BBC
At a time several countries in the Middle East responded to the repeated calls launched by the international and local human rights organizations to release prisoners, in order to avoid the Coronavirus outbreak, other states have not yet responded.
Bahrain Clerics Urge Releasing Prisoners before Coronavirus Invades Prison
A number of Shiite religious scholars in Bahrain issued a statement stressing on the "necessity to release prisoners of conscience in Bahrain before this virus invades the prison." They warned of the consequences of the authorities' disregard for the call launched by Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim to release political prisoners.
Second Suicide Attempt to Criminal Prisoner within Days after Placing him in Solitary Confinement
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh revealed that one of the criminal prisoners in Jaw Central Prison attempted to hang himself after suffering from depression as a result of putting him in solitary confinement. She explained that this is the prisoner's second suicidal attempt this week.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Calls for Releasing Prisoners, Warns of Complications of Epidemic Outbreak in Prisons
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim called for releasing political prisoners in Bahrain amid threats of COVID19 on their lives.