48 Political Prisoners Died in Bahrain's Prisons since 2011: Bahrain Center for Human Rights
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued a statement following the death of inmate Abbas Hasan Malallah (50) in Jaw Central Prison.
Hundreds Mourned Martyr Abbas Malallah in Funeral Procession
Hundreds of Bahrainis mourned on Tuesday (April 6th, 2021) in Nuwaidrat the death of martyr Abbas Malallah, who died in prison after the Jaw Central Prison administration refused to transfer him to the hospital.
Ayatollah Qassim Reiterates his Call to Release Prisoners: No Excuse after Epidemic Outbreak
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said the responsibility the government bears does not allow delay in releasing prisoners in Bahrain, as the risk of a deadly epidemic increases.
At Least 136 Foreign Prisoners Benefited from Recent Royal Decrees
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued decree 101/2019 on December 15, 2019, remitting the remainder of prison sentences imposed on convicts in some cases.
New Austerity Measures on Jaw Prisoners: Medication Unavailable, Prisoners Forced to Buy Medicines at Own Expenses
It seems that the Jaw Prison Administration is practicing new austerity measures and is violating the prisoners’ rights and need for treatment and medicine. Prisoners reported that medicines whose prices don’t exceed 7BD will not be available at the prison’s clinic and that convicts have to buy them from outside prison at their own expense.
Detainee Hussein Al-Sehlawi Held in Isolation, Denied Treatment: HR Activist
Detainee Hussein Al-Sehlawi is suffering from "persecution" as he is denied his right to treatment, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said. She added that he is not allowed to contact prisoners and is held in solitary confinement.
Report for the Idle Prisoners’ Commission: Reasons Why Fasting Inmates Suffered Food Poisoning
A number of human rights defenders and activists published confirmed information that inmates in buildings 12, 13 and 14 in Jaw Prison have been food poisoned after Iftar and Suhoor meals on Tuesday (May 7, 2019).
7 Bahraini Detainees Face Death if King Approves their Death Penalties: SALAM Releases List
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights published on Tuesday February 26, 2019, a list including the names of political prisoners sentenced to death in Bahrain.
What’s Truth behind Murder of Moroccan Prisoner in Jaw Prison: Two Contradictory Narratives between Bahraini Ministry & Moroccan Embassy Raise Questions
Killing inside Bahraini prisons has a long history, casting a dark shadow over any death that occurs inside the horrific cells, where dozens have died over the past decades.
Bahrain Center for Dialogue and Tolerance Documented Detention of over 5,000 Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
The Bahrain Center for Dialogue and Tolerance said it documented the arrest of more than 5,000 prisoners of conscience, as well as 200 victims of excessive use of force, murder and torture, the Middle East Monitor website reported.
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.
Fawzia Masha’allah Released after Serving Sentence
Fifty-eight-year-old Bahraini citizen Fawzia Masha’allah has finished serving her prison term on Saturday (December 15, 2018) and was released following one year of imprisonment for harboring a wanted person.
Prisoner Ahmed Mirza Denied Access to Medication, Banned for 3 Weeks from Contacting Family
A prisoner who suffers from acute sickle cell disease told his family on Thursday (December 13, 2018) that he was denied phone calls for three weeks without committing any violation or clear reason for the ban.
Human Rights Watch: No Free Elections in Bahrain in Current Repressive Environment
The upcoming parliamentary elections in Bahrain, scheduled for November 24, 2018, are occurring in a repressive political environment that is not conducive to free elections, Human Rights Watch said in a statement.
13 Citizens Receive 5-Year Jail Term
A Bahraini court issued on Sunday (November 15, 2018) 5-year jail term against 13 citizens.
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.
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.
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.
More than 7,000 Indians Held in Jails Abroad, Most in Gulf Prisons
A report said that the Middle-East countries have the highest number of Indian prisoners in foreign jails, according to data shared by the external affairs ministry.
SALAM Organization: 8 Jaw Prisoners Suffered Food Poisoning
The Salam Organization for Democracy and Human Rights said that 8 detainees held at Jaw prison in Bahrain suffered from food poisoning.