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Bahrain Medics

No Hollywood Ending for Bahraini Opposition Leaders

Brian Dooley | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

For too many opposition figures in the kingdom there's no Hollywood ending, no escape from Bahrain's miserable system of injustice, fake charges, and show trials. The country's judges show few signs of independence from the ruling family, and too often follow a dangerous political script that Washington should be trying to do everything it can to stop.

Bahrain Medic Recounts Conditions in Jaw Prison

Brian Dooley | Posted 06.10.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

Demastani's September 2011 conviction, when he was tried along with 20 other medics by a military court, triggered international outrage. Although he was temporarily released while his case was appealed, the following year, a civilian court confirmed his guilty verdict and he was rearrested with other medics and put back in jail.

Derision on Prison Indecision

Brian Dooley | Posted 10.14.2012 | World
Brian Dooley

While time drags on without meaningful reform, the protests across Bahrain intensify, some of which have developed a violent edge. The regime needs to find something better than its current Ostrich Strategy if it's to convince anyone that it is serious about reform.

Bahrain Sentences Medics Who Helped Protesters

AP | REEM KHALIFA | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain -- Nine medical professionals accused of aiding Bahrain's anti-government uprising were sentenced Thursday to prison terms ranging fro...

Scenes From a Bahraini "Courtroom"

Brian Dooley | Posted 05.16.2012 | World
Brian Dooley

There they sit, squeezed onto two benches in Bahrain's criminal court: the 20 medics who were tortured into making false confessions.