July, 2021

On 18th July, 2021 Hassan Mushaima was transfered to hospital to undergo medical tests. His sugar levels and blood pressure are extremely high and may now be suffering from further working medical issues. He is waiting for more detailed medical checkups, tastings, and proper medical treatment for these concerns and others like prostate, hearing, allergies, and others.

June, 2021

Hassan Mushaima’s heath is severely deteriorating: he was taken by ambulance to BDF Hospital. He was returned to Jau Prison at 2 am to the quarantine block. Doctors suspect an inflammation and prescribed medications stating his condition requires a regular follow-up.

March, 2021

Peaceful protests erupt in Manama following the news of a COVID-19 spread in Jau Prison, where Hassan Mushaima is detained, and the subsequent lack of government acknowledgment.

October 19, 2020

Family of Hassan Mushaima said that Jau Prison administration transferred him to the military hospital on Monday after his health deteriorated.

August 23, 2019

Amnesty International said that Jau Central Prison administration canceled a medical appointment for Hassan Mushaima.

April 3, 2019

The health conditions of Secretary-General of Haq Movement, Hassan Mushaim deteriorate again. As a result, his son, a London-based activist, protested again in front of the Bahraini Embassy in order to save his father’s life.

December 6, 2018

Ali Mushaima said that his father is still waiting for the results of the cancer test he underwent last August.

October 12, 2018

Hassan Mushaima met with his family for the first time in nearly 20 months since his right to receive visitors had first been suspended.

August 30, 2018

On Wednesday, Ali Mushaima was transferred to the hospital after his health deteriorated due to his hunger strike.

August 20, 2018

The Twitter account of Nabeel Rajab reported that Jau Prison detainee, Mohammad Mirza, Bahraini champion in Jiu Jitsu sport, started an open hunger strike on Saturday in solidarity with prominent dissident Hassan Mushaima who had been denied treatment by authorities for one and a half years, despite suffering from cancer and chronic diseases.

August 18, 2018

UK Member of Parliament, Jim Cunningham, sent a letter about detained Bahraini leader of the opposition Hassan Mushaima, whose son, Ali, launched a hunger strike in front of the Bahraini Embassy in London, demanding the provision of adequate medical care to his father.

August 14, 2018

Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs of political Irish party, Sinn Féin, said he is “deeply concerned” and “alarmed” by reports that Bahraini opposition leader Hassan Mushaima is being mistreated in prison.

August 12, 2018

Ali Mushaima reported that his father told him during a phone call on Tuesday that the ill-treatment experienced in prison intensified, explaining that this took place shortly after visiting the doctor in the prison’s clinic.

August 7, 2018

Hassan’s son, Ali Mushaima, started a 63 day-long protest outside the Bahraini Embassy in London, including a 46-day hunger strike, to demand an end to his father’s ill-treatment and lack of medical care in prison. 

January 26, 2018

Al Arabiya News was fined £120,000 for breaching broadcasting standards on fairness and privacy after broadcasting an interview with Bahraini survivor of torture, Hassan Mushaima.

January 19, 2018

Amnesty International launched an urgent appeal for the release of the leader of the Haq Movement, Hassan Mushaima, urging the Bahraini authorities to provide him with access to adequate healthcare, after news of his health deterioration broke out.

March 1, 2016

The opposition figure Hassan Mushaima dared the Bahraini authorities to air the details of the footage and interrogation which exposes them and shows how fair the opposition’s cause is.

January 16, 2016

British Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Tobias Ellwood, called on all those with concerns about mistreatment in Bahraini prisons to directly report cases of ill-treatment to the Ombudsman office in the Bahraini capital Manama.

January 16, 2016

Al Haq Movement and al-Wefaq National Islamic Society are dissolved by the Bahraini government.

June, 2011

Thirteen prominent dissidents are sentenced to lengthy prison terms. Amongst those, Hassan Mushaima is sentenced to life for his leadership role as the Secretary General of the opposition group Al Haq.

November, 2005

Al Haq Movement for Liberty and Democracy, the main opposition political organisation in Bahrain, is founded with Hassan Mushaima as its Secretary General.

November, 2001

Al Wefaq, a Shi’a political party, is founded. Hassan Mushaima is Secretary General from 2002 to 2006.

February, 2001

Hassan Mushaima is released from prison after serving nearly five years. 

January, 1996

Hassan Mushaima is arrested for the second time.

March, 1995

Hassan Mushaima is arrested for the first time for participating in pro-democratic protests. He was released in September of the same year.

XXX, 1968

Hassan Mushaima graduates from the Teacher Institute.

January 1, 1948

Hassan Mushaima is born in the village of Jidhafs, Bahrain.