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24 Jul, 2014

Middle East Eye: Has Britain Become Bahrain's Lapdog?

Published 22 July 2014  Bahraini human rights activists are speaking out about increasing persecution at the hands of the British authorities. Could it be possible that...

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29 Mar, 2014

Britain and Bahrain: still allied against democracy and human rights

An interview with Maryam al-Khawaja, a leading Bahraini human rights activist, on the continuing protests in Bahrain, the regime’s continued repression and the UK’s...

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Jean Todt, the FIA president.
29 Mar, 2014

Dissident says taking Formula One to Bahrain increases human rights abuses

A leading Bahraini dissident, whose father was imprisoned for life for his role in pro-democracy protests, has claimed that taking Formula One to the country increases...

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Anti-government protesters (courtesy Reuters)
2 Jul, 2013

Bahrain's Fake Sectarian War

By Reza Aslan Mohamed al-Buflasa went to the Pearl Roundabout on February 15, 2011, the second day of Bahrain’s Arab Spring–inspired uprising. What he witnessed there was a...

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10 Feb, 2010

Human Rights Groups: Security Suspects Tortured in Bahrain

Human Rights Groups: Security Suspects Tortured in Bahrain Selah Hennessy | London 08 February 2010 Share This Digg Facebook StumbleUpon Yahoo! Buzz del.icio.us A new...

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9 Feb, 2010

Bahrain Accused of Blacklisting Shi’a Books

Bahrain Accused of Blacklisting Shi’a Books BY RACHELLE KLIGER / THE MEDIA LINE 09/02/2010 16:51 Rights movement says Bahraini government has blacklisted Lebanese...

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9 Feb, 2010

Bahrain Accused of Blacklisting Shi’a Books

Bahrain Accused of Blacklisting Shi’a Books Written by Rachelle Kliger Published Tuesday, February 09, 2010 E-Mail This Printer-Friendly Archives Rights...

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14 Jul, 2009

Women in Bahrain to Lobby for Equal Nationality Rights

Women in Bahrain to Lobby for Equal Nationality Rights Written by Rose Foran Published Monday, July 13, 2009 Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Women (SCW) announced the...

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16 Jun, 2009

The Media Line: BAHRAIN BACKTRACKS ON WORKERS’ RIGHTS REFORM

Bahrain Backtracks on Workers’ Rights Reform Written by Rachelle Kliger Published Monday, June 15, 2009 Bahrain has decided not to revoke a system that has been...

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12 Apr, 2009

Reuters: Bahrain pardons opposition leaders after protests

Bahrain pardons opposition leaders after protests Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:19am EDT * Pardon follows increased international attention * Move eases political tensions to focus...

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