Document - Bahrain: Further information on death penalty/fear of imminent execution

PUBLIC AI Index: MDE 11/006/2006

12 December 2006

Further Information on UA 318/06 (MDE 11/005/2006, 24 November 2006) Death Penalty/ fear of imminent execution

BAHRAIN Mohammad Hanif Atta Mohammad (m), aged 37, Pakistani national

Jasmine Anwar Hussain (f), aged 23, Bangladeshi national

Mohammad Hilaluddin (m), aged 33, Bangladeshi national

Muhammad Hanif Atta Mohammad, Jasmine Anwar Hussain and Mohammad Hilaluddin were executed by firing squad on 11 December. These were the first executions carried out in Bahrain since 1996.

The three had been sentenced to death for murder. The King, Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Issa Al Khalifa, ratified their death sentences on 21 November.

No further action is requested from the UA network. Many thanks to all who sent appeals.

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