1 to 3 Years Prison Verdicts against 3 Parents of Martyrs Ali Mushaima, Ali al-Sheikh, Mahmoud Abu Taki
Bahraini courts ruled Wednesday (January 25, 2017) in favor of prison sentences against 3 parents of martyrs, who were shot dead during the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Bahrain.
AFP: Bahrain Police Disperse Shiite Protesters
Police in Bahrain used tear gas and buckshot Wednesday to disperse protesters who took to the streets following prayers for three Shiites executed over a deadly bombing, witnesses said.
Child Abbas Al-Khabbaz Passes Away Due to Bahraini Regime’s Negligence
On December 14, 2016, Bahraini 4-year-old Abbas, son of detainee Mohammad Al-Khabbaz, passed away. This comes after Bahraini authorities refused to issue a passport for him, allowing him to receive medical treatment abroad.
Bahraini King Issues Decree Pardoning 93 Prisoners on National Day
The official Bahrain National Agency (BNA) reported that the country's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree to pardon and release 93 prisons convicted in different cases.
Detainees Receive Dental Treatment in “Qalaa” Hospital while in Hand and Leg Cuffs
Detainees complained that they are receiving their medical treatment in the “Kalaa” Hospital while they are restrained movement. They also indicated the guards saying that the prison administration is aware of this procedure.
PHOTOS: Protests Staged across Bahrain since Early Hours of Fitr Eid
Hundreds of Bahrainis took to the streets across country in protest since early hours of Fitr Eid holiday.
Mother of Detainee Akbar Ali: My Son Is in Terrible Psychological State, Put an End to his Suffering
Prisoner Akbar Ali's Mother said he's in urgent need of psychological treatment and calls for putting end to his suffering.
UN Torture Rapporteur: Bahrain Considers itself Shielded from Int’l Scrutiny due to Relationship with UK and US
UN torture rapporteur says Bahrain considers itself shielded [from scrutiny] due to its relations with Britain and America.
MEE: Bahrain Report Admits Inmates Beaten at Notorious 'Torture' Jau Prison
Inspection report on Jau prison says some prisoners assaulted, but faces criticism for failing to probe torture claims.
CNN: Bahrain Records Highest Prison Population Rate among Arab States
The Kingdom of Bahrain was named the Arab country with the most number of prisoners, as its prison population rate reached 301 prisoners per 100,000 of the national population, based on a new report published by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research.
Al-Wafaa Party Denies Forming Military Arm Called “Al Basta Group”
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Al-Wafaa Islamic Party denied on Friday (January 8, 2016) charges of forming a military arm (Al-Basta Group) raised by the Bahraini Ministry of Interior against it. It further stressed that the detainees are prisoners of conscience.
Institute for Criminal Policy Research Report: Bahrain Has Highest Number of Prisoners in the Middle East
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): An international statistical report has put the Kingdom of Bahrain in the first rank on the level of the Middle East in terms of the number of prisoners per capita.
Open Hunger Strike in Dry Dock Prison Starts Saturday
Human Rights activist and member of the European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights, Fatima Al-Halwachi, said that she received a call from her imprisoned father, Khalil Al-Halwachi, in which he stated that the political prisoners in Dry Dock Prison will start an open hunger strike on Saturday.
Detainee Ali Haroun Beaten During a Phone Call with His Mother
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini detainee Ali Haroun (21 years old) was severely beaten on Tuesday night (June 30, 2015) while having a phone conversation with his mother who heard his cries and pleading.