Public Prosecution Renews Detention of Fadeela Abdulrasoul, Her Husband and Brother-in-Law Despite Popular Demands
The Public Prosecution rejected a request demanding the release of family of convict Mahmoud Ali Al-Alawi and extended their arrest for 15 additional days.
Human Rights Call to Intensify Demand for Release of Political Prisoner Zakia Al-Barboury
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Sayegh called for intensifying efforts and action for the release of political prisoner, Zakia Al-Barboury, who has served more than half of her five-year sentence.
President Biden Talks about Certain Female Prisoners, Remains Silent about Others
US President Joe Biden came out on February 12, 2021 to express his joy over the release of Saudi Loujain Al-Hathloul after more than five years in detention.
Why Doesn't King Release Political Prisoners who Spent their 10th Ramadan Behind Bars?
Thousands of young Bahrainis have fasted their tenth Ramadan in prison, while the King of Bahrain appeared to take part in the Global Day of Prayer and Fasting to stop the Coronavirus pandemic, which can at any moment infect its political prisons and cause a disaster for the whole country.
Bahraini Authorities Release 4 Women
The Bahraini authorities released on Sunday (December 15, 2019) four Bahraini women as part of applying alternative penalty law.
Al-Wefaq: Bahraini Women and Mothers behind Bars on Bahraini Women's Day
"December 1 marks Bahraini Women's Day, as called for by the Supreme Council for Women, which is chaired by the King of Bahrain's wife, Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa. This day is celebrated by government institutions based on official instructions," the Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said.
Despite Appeals, Cassation Court Rejects Appeals of 3 Sisters from Diraz, Keeps them in Prison
Bahrain Mirror: The Cassation Court rejected the appeals of three prisoners of conscience, Amal, Iman and Fatima Abdullah who are spending 3-year prison verdict in Isa Town Women's prison over political cases.
Judiciary Shows Mercy to Torturer, Pitiless towards Bahraini Women: Story of 3 Sisters from Diraz
This is where the situation in Bahrain has led us- a judiciary appointed by that King, practicing unprecedented brutality and cruelty. The judicial authorities have refused to replace the punishment of three sisters arrested in a political case with an alternative penalty, yet at the same time refused to imprison an Arab woman who tortured her child who was less than two years old back then, in order to ensure that the justice of the court be served by protecting the "reunion of the family".
Al-Wefaq Demands Release of Six Female Prisoners of Conscience
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called for the release of six female Bahraini prisoners of conscience held in Bahraini prisons because of their opinions.
Detainee Al-Qashaami Accused of Harboring Martyr Al-Arab: Life is Senseless amid this Oppression
Prisoner of conscience Amira Al-Qashaami, accused of harboring martyr Ali Al-Arab when he was pursued and who was recently executed, sent a letter to his mother saying "I am with you on this path until the end".
Hajar Mansour Writes letter about her Two Years in Prison: Our place isn't here, we have family and children
Human rights activists published a letter written by Hajar Mansour, who is sentenced to 3 years in prison, marking her 2 years if imprisonment and being deprived of her children.
Zeinab Maki's Arrest at Courtroom Leaves Her Children without Parental Care
The authorities arrested Zainab Maki Abbas Marhoum from the court's room on (January 15, 2019) to spend the remaining one year of her sentence.
Detainee Hadeer Abdullah Demands Seeing her Family after Decision to Detain Her
Detainee Hadeer Abdullah demanded her right to a family visit, stressing that holding her in prison is a blatant violation to her right, because she committed no crime.
Al-Wefaq Marking Bahraini Women’s Day: Regime Arrested 990 Women since Start of Popular Movement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement marking the Bahraini Women’s Day in which it said that “the Bahraini regime has carried out 990 arrests of Bahraini women since the start of the popular movement demanding freedom, democracy and social justice.”
3 Female Political Detainees in Isa Town Prison Start Hunger Strike Demanding Enhancement of Detention Conditions
Three Bahraini political detainees started hunger strike demanding the enhancement of their detention conditions.
National Institute for HR Says Force Used against Detainee Hajar Mansour Lawful
Bahrain’s National Institute for Human Rights claimed on Monday (1 October 2018) that the force used by a police officer against detainee Hajar Mansour was within the limits of the legal use of force.
Harassment against Female Political Prisoners in Bahrain Continue, Authorities Prevent One from Bed, Confiscate Children’s Photos of Another
Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the authorities continued their harassment against female political prisoners.
Detainee Amira Al-Qasha’mi Harassed and Threatened for Having Possession of Pen
Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said that detainee Amira Al-Qasha’mi was harassed and threatened by the prison administration.
Activists: Female Prisoners Involved in Drugs and Prostitution Cases Benefit from Alternative Punishment Law
Activists confirmed that the female prisoners who were released by the Bahraini authorities within the framework of the new alternative penalties are criminal prisoner involved in drug abuse and prostitution.