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Bahrain Protesters

Human Rights in Bahrain, a Casualty of Obama's Double-Standard

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

The U.S. is obstructing justice, perpetuating human rights violations and supporting a leader who, like Assad, has turned his back on his own people and lied to the world about it.


Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond MANAMA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Bahraini protesters dissatisfied with the government's reform moves prepared for a fresh...

What I Learned at the Airport in Bahrain

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

The U.S. government could speak openly and directly about what is going on in Bahrain, and the sky wouldn't fall. But it might be "inconvenient." So the U.S. government is not going to speak openly and directly, unless there is some real public pressure.

Thousands March In Bahrain Demanding Government Resignation

AP | REEM KHALIFA | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — Riot police in Bahrain fired tear gas Friday to disperse several hundred protesters among thousands who took to the streets Fr...

Arms and Bahrain

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Christopher Brauchli

The question is why the United States was even thinking of selling arms to Bahrain. The answer can be found in the fact that the United States is the number one arms supplier in the world and to maintain its status it cannot be judgmental about the conduct of its customers.

Life Sentences For Protesters Spark Street Battles

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain's special security court on Wednesday upheld sentences for 21 activists convicted for their roles in Shiite-led protes...

Over One Hundred On Hunger Strike In Bahrain

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — More than 100 jailed Bahraini activists – including doctors who treated injured protesters during months of anti-governm...

Bahrain Doctors Face Trial Over Role In Protests

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dozens of doctors and nurses who treated injured anti-government protesters during the months of unrest in Bahrain...

Bahrain Sentences Four Protesters To Death

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 06.28.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A military court in Bahrain sentenced four Shiite protesters to death after convicting them on Thursday of killing...

SHOCK VIDEO: Bahrain Protester Shot Point Blank

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A shocking video of the point-blank shooting of a protester has emerged from Bahrain. For over a month, protests have erupted in the Gulf nation a...