2021 Panorama: Deaths of Barakat and Malullah, Coronavirus Outbreak, Hunger Strikes, Attacks and Medical Negligence in Bahraini Prisons
The plight of detainees in Bahrain's prisons was far from an improvement over preceding years. A disturbing narrative unfolded in 2021, revealing deliberate medical negligence, a severe Coronavirus outbreak, hunger strikes, physical attacks, and a lack of humane treatment within the confines of the Dry Dock and Jaw Central prisons.
2021 Panorama: Systematic Medical Negligence Leads to Martyrdom of Number of Prisoners, Health of Mushaima and Al-Moqdad Deteriorates
In 2021, systematic official medical negligence killed political and non-political prisoners. Meanwhile, the appeals of the families of sick prisoners and human rights activists were made to no avail.
Bahraini Authorities must Launch Independent Investigation into Circumstances of Hussein Barakat's Death: Amnesty Int'l
Amnesty International demanded the Bahraini authorities to investigate whether Hussein Barakat received timely and appropriate medical treatment, indicating that his death proves the need to more preventive measures to protect prisoners.
Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal Investigated over Participating in Martyr Hussein Barakat Funeral
The Bahraini security authorities investigated prominent Shiite Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal over taking part in martyr Hussein Barakat funeral.