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.