Prisoner Hussein Al-Sahlawi: I Faced Death 5 Times due to Medical Negligence
Prisoner of conscience Hussein Al-Sahlawi said that he is suffering from policy of medical negligence and denial of treatment in the notorious Jaw Prison.
Interior Minister's Son Controls Lists of Beneficiaries of Alternative Penalty Code
Legal counsel Ibrahim Sarhan said the amendments to the Alternative Penal Code limited the identification of the lists of beneficiaries from this law to the Interior Minister's son.
Bahraini Citizen Appeals to Save Her Son's Life
Mother of prisoner of conscience Mohammed Abdulamir has appealed to the Bahraini authorities to save her son, whose health has deteriorated dramatically, noting that his life has become in danger.
Global Citizen Issues Petition to Release Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
Global Citizen launched via its website a petition to demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
US State Department Report Criticizes Bahrain's HR, Political Situation: Absence of Environment Conducive to Holding Free Elections
The 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices issued by the US Department of State has criticized the Bahraini authorities and Bahrain's political and human rights situation.
Front Line Defenders Calls for Releasing Al-Khawaja, Transferring him to Ireland
Dublin-based human rights group Front Line Defenders has called for releasing Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and transferring him to Ireland on medical grounds.
Next Century Foundation to UN: Bahrain should Allow Opposition Societies to Participate in Elections, Allow Special Rapporteurs to Enter Bahrain without Prior Notice
The NCF suggested in a written statement it submitted in the framework of the 49 session of the UNHRC a number of reforms to further improve respect for human rights in Bahrain in a number of issues of concern to them, namely the need for free elections, freedom of expression, women's rights and citizenship revocation.
UN Experts Raise Concerns over Health Deterioration of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
UN experts have raised concerns over the "deteriorating" health of the Bahraini academic, Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, in prison.
Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor: Punitive Measures Against Al-Khawaja May Amount To Slow Killing
The situation of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has dramatically worsened since the prison administration imposed a series of punitive measures against him, including denying him contact with his family last week, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement expressing grave concern.
Right Group Calls for "Free and Fair" Elections in Bahrain
A Bahraini-American rights group has called on Bahrain to release political prisoners and allow independent monitors to observe the country's upcoming parliamentary elections in order to avoid a repeat of what it called a "sham" vote in 2018.
US President Signs Law Requiring State Department to Issue Report on Political Prisoners in Bahrain
President Joe Biden has signed into law a legislation that calls for an accounting by the US State Department of its efforts to free political prisoners in Bahrain.
Detainee's Wife Addresses Authorities: Treat my Husband before He Gets Paralyzed
The wife of political prisoner, Ali Hasan Hammad, said that her husband has launched a hunger strike after the Jaw Prison administration did not respond to his request for appropriate treatment for the severe pain in his back. She expressed fear that her husband would get paralyzed if he doesn't receive medical care.
Opposition Leader Hasan Mushaima Held in Solitary Confinement at Kanoo Health Center since 8 Months
Ali Mushaima, son of detained leader Hasan Mushaima, revealed that his father has been in solitary confinement at the Kanoo Health Center for 8 months under the cover of "medical follow-ups," noting that he is being neglected and deprived of basic rights, some of which he was receiving in Jaw Central Prison.
61 British MPs Sign Motion Demanding Release of Leaders and Political Detainees, Engaging in Dialogue
The British House of Commons is witnessing a widespread movement in light of the high number of voters on a parliamentary motion condemning human rights violations in Bahrain from different parties, within limited hours of its introduction.
Gov't of Bahrain Announces Launching Open Prisons Program, Says it will Expand "Alternative Penal Code"
The government of Bahrain has announced a series of measures aimed at expanding alternative penalties in parallel with the start of the open prisons program, with the aim of containing human rights criticism, which has long been a problem for the kingdom and has embarrassed it in front of the international community.
British Website Condemns MP Bob Stewart for Condemning Presence of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
The British Declassified website condemned in a tweet on its official Twitter account the comments of MP Bob Stewart on political prisoners in Bahrain.
British Parliament Calls for Releasing Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MPs called for the release of political prisoners during a session in which the Governments of Bahrain and Britain, which uses taxpayers' money to support Bahraini agencies accused of human rights violations, were sharply criticized.
US Senator Calls for Releasing Dr. Al-Singace, All Political Prisoners
Democratic Senator Ben Cardin from Maryland called for the immediate and unconditional release of the detained Bahraini academic and human rights activist Abduljalil Al-Singace.
MP Bernard O'Hara Condemns British Gov't Silence on Detention of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MP Bernard O'Hara condemned the arrest of 1400 political prisoners being held in Jaw prison, 500 of whom have been sentenced to 20 years or more.
15-Year-Jail Term Handed down to 4 Defendants in Political Case
The Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain said that a Bahraini court issued on Wednesday (January 12, 2022) 15-year-jail term against 4 detainees in a politically motivated case.