Belgian Senator Calls on His Country to Take Action amid Worsening Covid-19 Outbreak in Bahraini Prisons
A member of the Belgian Senate, Philippe Courard, tabled a written question to the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmes, regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak in Bahraini prisons.
Bahrainis Continue Protests for 16th Day as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Jaw Prison
The families of political prisoners in Bahrain continued their peaceful protests for the consecutive sixteenth day, insistently demanding the release of their imprisoned family members, who have been suffering from injustice, the effects of the pandemic and medical negligence in Jaw Central Prison.
Number of Released Political Prisoners Increased to 51, Says Inas Aoun
Head of the Monitoring and Documentation Unit at Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Inas Aoun, announced that the number of released political prisoners has risen up to 51 within two days.
Bahrain Authorities Released 40 Political Prisoners So Far out of 73 Candidates for Release under Alternative Penalty Law
The security authorities in Bahrain released late Friday evening (April 9, 2021) 40 political prisoners, according to Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR).
Abdullah Hashem Mourns Wahid Al-Dosari: He Couldn't Handle Shock of Prison, He Remained Depressed During his Prison Time
Lawyer Abdullah Hashem mourned, via his account on Twitter, the late president of the Bahrain Fishermen Society, Wahid Al-Dosari.
Bahrain Court Fines 5 Members of Prisoners' Families 1,000 BD Each for Violating Ban on Gatherings
A Bahrain criminal court issued a ruling against five members of families of political prisoners after charging them with violating the ministerial decision banning gatherings of more than five people in public places, issued to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, by fining them 1,000 dinars each.
Inmates Tell Bahrain Mirror: We Haven't Seen One Single Mask since Outbreak of Pandemic, State TV Broadcasts Lies
Responding to questions raised by Bahrain Mirror, political prisoners in Jaw Central Prison say they have been living in harsh conditions since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic inside the prison.
Prisoners in Jaw Prison Complain about Severe Hunger, Over 50 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases: HR Statement
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights and SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights issued an update on the condition of prisoners infected with Coronavirus.
Lies of MoI Uncovered: Coronavirus Spreads in Jaw Prison, Prisoners in Critical Condition Transferred for Treatment
Seven days ago, Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, complained that "Bahrain is subject to biased reports from foreign parties and organizations and misleading media channels with the intention of questioning its national achievements."
EDITORIAL: Bahrain and Coronavirus: Will PM Begin his Reign with Corpses of Dissidents Piling up in Jaw Prison?
Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Bahraini Prime Minister, may not be willing to stain his reign; however, the first stain has already made its mark. The European Parliament's unanimous condemnation of human rights violations in Bahrain on March 11 was the first move tainting his era.
Why do Authorities Insist on Avenging Prisoners despite Covid-19 Outbreak among them? (Baqer Darwish)
BFHR president commented on the outbreak of Coronavirus inside Jaw Prison and the infection of number of inmates saying "The detainees' experience of being denied health care by the prison administration as one of the preferred methods of torture leads us to question how the security authorities would deal with prisoners after COVID-19 reaches prisons."
Al-Wefaq Holds Regime Fully Responsible for COVID-19 Spread in Prisons
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society held the regime fully responsible for what was happening inside prisons.
Bahrain Sends Note of Protest to Qatar over Program Aired by Al-Jazeera Channel on Sufferings of Political Prisoners
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed today that it had sent a note of protest to the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The note included the Ministry's strong condemnation of a TV program titled (Out of Context), aired on Qatari channel "Al Jazeera" on March 7.
Father of Martyr Ali Mushaima Held in Dry Dock Prison without Treatment, Concerns over Him Contracting Covid-19
Director of Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, spoke about the suffering of Abdulhadi Mushaima, father of the first martyr in the Bahraini uprising.
A Letter to Every Family who has a Minor Detained or Convicted of Murder
Could there be a door of hope for every detainee accused of a crime that occurred before he turned 18? Perhaps yes and perhaps no.
Interior Ministry Completed Vaccination of All Inmates who Wanted to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
The Interior Ministry said in an official statement on Friday (February 17, 2021) that the General Directorate of Reformation and Rehabilitation completed in cooperation with the Health Affairs Directorate the vaccination of all inmates who wanted to get COVID-19 vaccine.
Why Are Authorities Still Taking Isolation Measures against Prisoners?
The Bahraini government is easing measures for combating the Coronavirus pandemic and life is returning to the island nation. Malls, restaurants and cafes have resumed their work. People can now meet with each other, except for prisoners, who no one speaks about. They have been deprived of family visits for about 8 months.
Al-Wefaq: 5,689 Victims have Documented Severe Torture since Beginning of Popular Movement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that since the beginning of the popular movement in 2011 to date, those who documented severe torture and ill-treatment amounted to 5,689 victims, including women, children and people with special needs.
BFHR: Denial of Treatment Turned into Typical Torture Method in Bahraini Prisons
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said in a statement on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture that the denial of treatment has turned into a typical method of torture in Bahrain's prisons.
Why's the Alternative Penalty Law Suddenly Supported by All of these People?
What is the reason behind the sudden awakening of government writers who started expressing in the media about their support for the Alternative Penalty Law?