Abduljalil Alsingace

Abduljalil Alsingace

Blog: http://alsingace.katib.org
Location: Manama, Bahrain
26° 14' 16.1628" N, 50° 31' 47.7156" E
Status: Under Arrest
Arrested on 13 Aug 2010

Other arrests: Abduljalil has been arrested in April 2009 and released by royal order after several months.

Campaign Site: www.bahrainonline.org

Abduljalil Alsingace, a PHd in Engineering, teaching in university of Bahrain, Chairman of Human right division in HAQ movement, an online activism and bloggers, arrested in 13th August 2010 in his way back to Bahrain from UK- London after given speech in House of Lords about the human right situation in Bahrain, based on offecial security statement that Abduljalil was a part of a movement arranged for violence in the state, his blog (alfaseela) was blocked since 2009  in Bahrain due to his articles critical of the government.

Alsangace is disabled and uses a wheelchair; he was also unable to take his medicine with him.

HRW and CPJ issued a statement asking for urgent release of Alsangace.

On 1 October 2011, Alsingace was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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