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.
Al-Wefaq: Regime Carried out 470 HR Violations between January and March 2023
Al-Wefaq Society documented 470 human rights violations practiced by the regime, from January 1 to March 31, 2023, including 283 house raids and 36 arbitrary arrests.
Detainee Beaten for Commemorating Religious Rituals
Detainee Mohammad Al-Eskafi was beaten by prison guards for holding a condolences Majlis on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib.
Political Juveniles Launch Hunger Strike, Demand their Retrial
Juveniles in the Dry Dock Prison announced yesterday launching a hunger strike demanding their retrial according to the new Bahrain Child Protection Law.
Juveniles in Dry Dock Prison Denied Suhoor Meals since 5 days
Juveniles in the Dry Dock Prison complained that they have been denied Suhoor meals for more than five days, human rights groups reported.
Crown Prince Directs to Form Committee to Investigate Circumstances of Inmate's Death
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, directed (on February 10, 2022) the Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, to form a committee tasked with investigating the circumstances of an inmate's death who had been arrested on various criminal charges.
MoI Called Ahmed Jaafar's Family, Handed them his Personal Belongings and Told them He was Transferred to "Dry Dock Prison"
Bahraini activists said that Ahmed Jaafar's family received a call on Tuesday morning from the security services at 10:30 a.m. and asked them to come to receive his personal belongings from the Criminal Investigation Bureau.
Demands to Test Detainees after Spread of Coronavirus Symptoms
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said she has received many calls from the prison, indicating that the symptoms the prisoners are suffering are the same as those of Covid-19 symptoms.
Ombudsman Comments on Inmates' Hunger Stike in Dry Dock Prison: Hunger Strike is Voluntary Option for any Inmate
The Ombudsman said that it visited the Dry Dock Prison this month and found that inmates are receiving appropriate living and health care, stressing that the issue of the hunger strike is a voluntary option for any inmate.
Mother of Detained Child: Life of 60 Detained Children in Danger
Bahrain Mirror: Mother of one of the young political detainees in Bahrain said that the lives of 60 children, who are arrested over political background, have become in danger after they launched a hunger strike against the deteriorating health conditions and return of scabies and other skin diseases.
Hunger Strikers in Hell: Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison Punished by Sleeping on Ground without Pillows and Sheets
Young political detainees in Dry Dock Prison have been on hunger strike for the third consecutive day.
Dry Dock Prison Director Confiscates Religious Books and Belongings of Young Detainees due to their Hunger Strike: Activist
Dry Dock Prison director Fahd Al-Kooheji ordered to storm the youths prison cells and confiscate their religious books and belongings after they announced launching hunger strike against not receiving needed medical care following the spread of scabies among them, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh reported.
Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison Start Hunger Strike after Authorities Ignored Spread of Skinn Diseases among them
Detained children in Dry Dock Prison announced launching an open hunger strike after the prison authorities ignored their complaints regarding the spread of skin diseases among them and the return of scabies to their prison cells.
Manama Gov't Accuses Qatar of Attempting to Recruit Bahraini Military and Security Personnel
The Bahraini Interior Ministry accused the Qatari authorities of attempting to recruit Bahraini military and security personnel, according to a statement it published on Sunday in its response to the "Zero Distance" program, aired by Al-Jazeera, which revealed violations against dozens of children held in Dry Dock Prison.
Al-Jazeera Channel Reveals Horrible Stories about Children's Rights Violations in Dry Dock Prison in Bahrain
The "Zero Distance" episode, aired by Al-Jazeera Channel, on Sunday (September 26, 2021) revealed documents and data on multiple aspects of serious violations against Bahraini children, who are being held in Dry Dock Prison over various charges, such as inciting the overthrow of the regime and terrorism.
Al-Jazeera Channel Reveals Shocking Facts and Violations against Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison
Al-Jazeera Channel is getting ready to broadcast a new episode on Dry Dock Prison in Bahrain, Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported. The episode includes UN and human rights reports and information on vast violations against detainees, particularly children.
Two NGOs Demand Bahraini Authorities to Launch Investigation into Death of Inmate amid Reports of Medical Negligence
The Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) demanded the Bahraini authorities to launch an independent investigation into medical negligence that led to death of Bahraini prisoner Hasan Abdulnabi Mansoor.
HR Report Reveals Torture Detainee Mustafa Khatem was Subjected to
A report by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) revealed the torture and ill-treatment political prisoner Mustafa AbdulKarim Khatam was subjected to after his arrest in order to force him to confess.
Prisoner Dies in Sickle Cell Complications
The Bahraini Interior Ministry announced the death of a 35-year-old prisoner after suffering from sickle cell complications.
Al-Wefaq Documents 22 Arrests, 466 Raids and 240 Violations in Jaw Prison in April
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a monthly report documenting the human rights situation in Bahrain from April 1 to 30.