Dozens of Political Prisoners in Jaw Prison Develop Coronavirus Symptoms amid Interior Ministry Blackout
Dozens of political detainees, who are sentenced to long prison terms, have developed Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms for nearly a week, amid silence and blackout by the prison administration and the Interior Ministry.
A Prisoner to Bahrain Mirror: Jaw Prison Authorities Stopped Coronavirus Testing to Hide Reality of Situation in Ward 10
A political prisoner said in a message he gave Bahrain Mirror that the prison authorities have permanently stopped running Coronavirus tests to cover up what has been happening, even though it is the ward in which the virus has spread the most, with more than 100 cases.
A Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in Bahrain
On the afternoon of April 17, there were frequent complaints about the sudden crackdown by a security group on the detainees who have been protesting in Buildings 12 and 13 since the death of the victim of deliberate medical negligence, Abbas Malallah, and the repercussions of the incident are still taking place until the moment of writing this article.
Interior Minister: There Are No Cases of Coronavirus in Jaw Prison, We Haven't Cut Contact between Prisoners and their Families
The Bahraini Minister of Interior, Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, denied on Thursday (April 22, 2021) "the presence of any current cases of the Coronavirus," in Jaw Central Prison, during a meeting with MPs Kaltham Al-Hayeki and Hisham Al-Asheri.
After 25 Days of Demands for their Release and Protection, Prisoners' Families Hold Sit-in at Ombudsman Office
Twenty-five days after staging a sit-in outside the Ombudsman's Office last month (March 28, 2021), the families of prisoners returned today, Thursday (April 22, 2021) to hold a sit-in there.
Prisoners of Buildings 12 and 13 of Jaw Prison Cut off from World Since 2 Weeks Ago (ADHRB)
A human rights organization said that there is disturbing news of contact cut for more than two weeks in a row with the prisoners of Buildings 12 and 13, and 14 in Jaw Prison.
11 Protests and Sit-ins Held in Bahrain Calling for Release of Prisoners as Corona Cases in Jaw Prison Reach 97
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) announced that it had recorded 11 demonstrations and sit-ins staged Wednesday night (April 14, 2021), in several areas across Bahrain. The families of political prisoners continue to demand the release of their imprisoned loved ones after the spread of Coronavirus in prisons.
Human Rights Call to Intensify Demand for Release of Political Prisoner Zakia Al-Barboury
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Sayegh called for intensifying efforts and action for the release of political prisoner, Zakia Al-Barboury, who has served more than half of her five-year sentence.
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.
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.
Head of Fishermen Society Wahid Al-Dosari Imprisoned over Charges Linked to Qatar Crisis Dies: Did He Die in Prison?
The death of Wahid Rashid Al-Dosari, chairman of the Bahrain Fishermen Society (BFS), was announced late Tuesday (April 6, 2021). Al-Dosari was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence over charges of receiving funds from a former Qatari minister to finance his election campaign in 2018.
Political Prisoner Abbas Malallah Dies in Jaw Prison, amid Coronavirus Spread and Starvation
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced on April 6, 2021 through a statement issued by the Prisons Directorate, the death of 50-year-old political prisoner, Abbas Hasan Malallah, who is from the Nuwaidrat area, married and has three children.
Participants in Human Rights Seminar Hold Interior Minister Responsible for What's Happening to Prisoners
"Coronavirus is not the only threat to the lives of our children, as there are many diseases that are spreading among prisoners, due to the cells overcrowding. We tell the Interior Minister that you are responsible for what is happening to our children who were forced to confess fabricated charges under torture."
Ayatollah Isa Qassim Asks GoB to Choose between Releasing Prisoners and Keeping them to Die in Prisons
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim called for the release of prisoners and addressed the government of Bahrain saying "Choose between releasing prisoners and keeping them to die in prisons."
Protests in Bahrain Demanding Release of Prisoners after Coronavirus Outbreak in Prisons
Hundreds of citizens took to the streets in different areas across Bahrain for the second day in a row (Tuesday, March 30, 2021) demanding the authorities to release prisoners after Coronavirus outbreak in prison.