Amnesty Int’l: Medical Negligence in Bahrain Prisons Continues
Amnesty International said on Thursday (February 14, 2019) that medical negligence continues in Bahrain's prisons.
10-Year Jail Term against One of Suspects Accused of Taking Part in Jaw Prison Incidents 4 Years Ago
The First High Appeals Criminal Court commuted the sentence of one of the defendants in Jaw Prison incidents case that took place in March 2015. The court commuted his sentence from 15 to 10 years in jail like the other suspects who challenged the ruling.
Detainee Mortada Al-Miqdad May Lose Eyesight if Not Urgently Referred to Physician, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh
The family of detainee Mortada Al-Miqdad announced Mortada needs to resume medical check-ups urgently, so that he would not lose his eyesight completely, and be provided with medical supplies.
Several Jaw Prison Inmates Poisoned after Lunch Meal: HR Activist
A number of Jaw Prison inmates were poisoned on Monday, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh reported.
Jaw Prison Police Threatens Death-Row Convicts: These are Your Last Days
A number of political death row prisoners in Bahrain said that on Tuesday (December 18, 2018) police attacked the unarmed building in the notorious Jaw Prison and evacuated all death-row convicts from the building, hand folded them and made them stand for long hours. They also threatened them saying that these were their last days and they will soon be executed.
Collective Punishments against Jaw Prison Detainees over Commemorating Religious Occasion: Letter from Prisoners
Jaw Prison detainees sent a letter in which they complained about being banned from practicing religious rituals inside prison and the punishments imposed by the prison administration against anyone who violates the rules by practicing these rituals.
Prisoners Fateel and Haji Leave Solitary Confinement, Call for Saving Ahmed Saeed
Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei said on Twitter that Bahraini prisoners Naji Fateel and Ali Haji were released from solitary confinement, after they were punished following a video recording widely circulated, showing their sufferings in prison and denial of treatment.
Sheikh Mahrous Still Banned from Treatment, Suffers from Colon Problems and Bleeding
Alya Radi, wife of imprisoned Al-Wefaq Secreaty-General Sheikh Ali Salman, said that one of the prisoners with Sheikh Salman in the “figures’ cell” in Jaw Central Prison, Sheikh Mirza Mahrous, is still banned from treating his colon problems.
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.
Appeals Court Postpones Case of Defendants Accused of Escaping Jaw Prison and Killing Office Al-Hammadi to Jan. 28
The First High Appeals court postponed considering the appeals of 36 suspects accused of killing officer Hisham Al-Hammadi in his farm in Bilad Al-Qadeem and escaping “Jaw Prison”, which led to the death of police Abdulsalam Saif Al-Yafei, to January 28, to issue its ruling.
Hani Marhoun’s Health Deteriorates following One Month of Hunger Strike, His Detained Son Subjected to Violations in Dry Dock Prison
Political detainee Hani Marhoun, who has been on hunger strike for a month, demanded in a letter published by activists on Monday (November 12, 2018) to expedite a meeting with the Ombudsman, National Institution for human rights and prisoners’ commission. Marhoun also demanded his right to treatment.
Fateel and Hajji Held in Solitary Confinement after Publishing Audio Recording about their Sufferings in Jaw Prison
Human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wedaei said that detainees Naji Fateel and Ali Hajji were transferred to solitary confinement after publishing audio recording in which they talked about the torture they are subjected to, impunity policy as well as negligence of their right to treatment by Jaw Prison administration.
Imprisoned HR Defender Naji Fateel: I Lost Hearing in my Right Ear under Torture, Still without Treatment
Human rights defender Naji Fateel, who is sentenced to 15 years in jail, talked through a leaked recording about his sufferings in the notorious Jaw Central prison. He said that he lost hearing in his right ear after he was subjected to torture and brutal beatings.
Shiite Cleric Sayed Kamel Al-Hashimi Transferred to “Jaw” Prison to Serve Previous Jail Term
Shiite cleric Sayed Kamel Al-Hashimi was transferred to Jaw Central Prison to serve a 3-year jail term issued against him since 2016, news indicated.
Bahraini Prisoner Uses “Clorox” to Ease Tooth Pain after Interior Ministry Neglects his Treatment
Rights Activist Ibtisam Al-Sayegh said a prisoner is suffering from severe pain in his teeth, forcing him to use diluted Clorox to relieve the pain, especially since he was not referred to a doctor and did not receive any treatment.
Bahrain Uses British-Made Handcuffs to Shackle Prisoners in Jaw Prison: Morning Star Newspaper
The Morning Star newspaper mentioned that a British handcuff manufacturer in Birmingham is being accused of "fuelling oppression" in Bahrain over allegations that its products are being used to restrain political prisoners at a notorious Bahraini jail.
Bahraini Prisoners Left under Heat of Sun, Beaten for Practicing Ashura Rituals: SALAM Organization
SALAM organization for Democracy and Human Rights has revealed serious violations in Jaw prison against political prisoners who have been practicing Ashura rites.
Detainee Mohammed Faraj: Patient with Multiple Sclerosis Still without Medication in Risky Condition
The family of Mohammed Faraj, a patient who suffers from multiple sclerosis, confirmed that he has been without medication since a week ago.
Political Prisoners Complain about 5-Day Water Outage at Jaw Prison, Describe it as Hell
Human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh reported the complaints of a number of political prisoners in some of Jaw Central Prison’s buildings due to the continuous water outage that has lasted for five days.
Cancer Hits Jaw Prison: More Inmates Await Cancer Diagnosis
With the increase of cases of chronic and incurable diseases as well as medical negligence in Bahraini prisons, torture is no longer the biggest of the inmates’ worries and their families in Jaw Central Prison.