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Bahrain Violence

What to Do About Saudi Arabia

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.11.2016 | World
Joseph Braude

American policymakers share a concern that the Saudi government, Saudi charities, and wealthy Saudi individuals continue to promote extremism around t...

Bahrain's Soldier Sailor Sunni Shia Struggle

Brian Dooley | Posted 04.09.2014 | World
Brian Dooley

While the protests were not and are not primarily sectarian, with Sunnis and Shias both demonstrating for democracy and human rights, Sunni control of the government and disproportionate representation in the security forces gives the tension a sectarian edge.

Clueless of Clever? Bahrain's Disregard for the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry

Husain Abdulla | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Husain Abdulla

Unfortunately, the eloquent posturing of the Bahrain government following the release of the BICI report has only served to mask the increasingly desperate situation on the ground.

WATCH: Daughter Of Torture Victim vs. Government Doctor Over Father's Torture

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 11.07.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Bahrain, ruled by a Sunni minority and home to the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, is the Arab world's forgotten revolution. Despite the governments use of torture and brutal crushing of the popular uprising, America continues to sign weapon deals and the Ryan-sponsored trade agreement.

'Before You Tell Us Everything, We're Going To Have Some Fun'

Posted 06.21.2012 | World

By Tine Danckaers, Mondiaal Magazine. In February 2011, tens of thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets to protest against the tiny country's ru...

'He Keeps Asking Us Why We Won't Take Him Home'

Posted 06.18.2012 | World

By Tine Danckaers, Mondiaal Magazine. In February 2011, tens of thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets to protest against the tiny country's r...

Petrol Bomb, Protests Ahead Of Grand Prix

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 19 (Reuters) - Safety fears grew ahead of this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain on Thursday a...

'Day Of Rage' Planned For Formula One Grand Prix In Bahrain

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond DUBAI, April 18 (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters in Bahrain are planning "days of rage" directed at this weeke...


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...

Bahrain's King Hamad Mocks Protesters' 'Bad Manners' Amid Violence

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond MAMAMA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Bahraini riot police engaged in pitched battles with petrol-bomb throwing youths on Sund...

Activists Continue to Take Stand in Bahrain Despite Hostile Crackdown

Brian Dooley | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Brian Dooley

Bahrainis who stand up publicly to promote human rights risk harassment and arrest. Human rights defenders remain in constant jeopardy from the Bahraini dictatorship. Despite those threats, they continue to document human rights abuses and work for political freedom.

Bahrain Boils Under The Lid Of Repression

New York Times | Anthony Shahid | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — The battle began soon after sundown. And for the next six hours, in air heavy with heat and tear gas, phalanxes of police officers...

Shouting In The Dark: The Dark And Bloody Legacy Of Bahrain's Facebook Revolution

Posted 10.05.2011 | World

On February 16, 2011 thousands of demonstrators hit the streets of Bahrain to protest against the ruling Khalifa family. In the wake of protests in Tu...