Damistan – Bahrain’s judiciary has postponed the appeal of four detainees from the village of Damistan until November 16th, 2016. The four detainees in this case were charged with “illegal assembly”, and they were sentenced to three years in prison. The names of the detainees are as follows,
- Ahmad Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed, detained since May 8th, 2015. Detainee Ahmad has been already sentenced to 88 years in prison and citizenship revocation after he was accused of allegedly being a member of the “Ashtar Brigades”. Three years were added to his term on the “illegal assembly” charge.
- Mohamed Abdullah Kadhem, detained since February 19th, 2015. He has been sentenced to three years in prison on the “illegal assembly” charge.
- Jassem Mohamed AlRashed, detained since May 8th, 2015. Bahraini authorities arrested and tried detainee Jassem even though he was a 17-year-old minor at the time of arrest.
- Hassan Ibrahim Ali Makki, detained since July 10th, 2016. He has been sentenced to three years in prison on the “illegal assembly” charge, and he was sentenced to citizenship revocation on other charges.