The “Bahrain 13″ are a group of prominent opposition prisoners in Bahrain who were arrested in March 2011 for their calls for civil and political rights and justice during the 14 February Uprising. They have been sentenced for up to life imprisonment after facing systematic ill treatment or torture during their arrest and detention. Many have also been beaten and sexually abused.
Read About Members of the Bahrain 13
Just click on the images to read about members of the Bahrain 13. From the left: Mr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Mr. Abdulwahab Hussain, Dr. Abduljalil Al Singace, Mr. Hassan Mashaima, Mr. Mohammed Hassan Jawad, Mr. Ibrahim Sharif, Mr. Mohammed Habib Al Muqdad, Sheikh Mirza Al Mahrooz, Mr. Abdulhadi Al Makhdour, Mr. Salah Al-Khawaja, Sheikh Saeed Al Noori, Mr. Mohammed Ali Ismael and Sheikh Abduljalil Al Muqdad.
- Please write to your MP regarding the Bahrain 13. You can find out who your MP is using our free service by entering your post code here. You can use our template letter from the same link!
- Please also write to the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, from here.
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28 February 2013 UN Human Rights Council Statement