08/02/2019

Urgent Action Update: Three Men Executed By Firing Squad in Bahrain (Bahrain: UA 69.17)


On 27 July 2019, Ali Mohamed Hakeem al-Arab, Ahmed Isa Ahmed Isa al-Malali and another man were executed by firing squad at Jaw prison, south of the capital Manama. On 6 May 2019, the Bahraini Court of Cassation had upheld Ali al-Arab and Ahmed al-Malali’s convictions and death sentences. The two men were convicted of offences which include “forming and joining a ‘terrorist’ group”, following an unfair mass trial. Security officers tortured and ill-treated them both. The third man was convicted of murder in another case.

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We have received updated information regarding this case and require no further action from the Urgent Action Network. Thank you to all those who sent appeals. For more information about this case, please see the Word/PDF attachments below or email [email protected].

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