Ahmed Humeidan

Ahmed Humeidan

28 April 2014

Accusing a journalist of attacking a police station is unprecedented. But that’s what happened to the 26-year-old photographer Ahmed Humeidan. He was arrested on 29 December 2012 for supposedly “storming” a police station on the small island of Sitra, in Bahrain, although he was not there at the time of the incident. This well-known photographer […]

Ali Abdulemam

Ali Abdulemam

28 April 2014

Ali Abdulemam is a pioneer. In 1999, he created Bahrain Online, his country’s first pro-democracy forum and a very popular one. For his pains, he was arrested, beaten and tortured several times for “publishing false information.” He was released for the last time on 23 February 2011, a week after a “Day of Anger” began […]