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Bahrainis Take to the Streets on 3rd Anniversary of Uprising, as John Timoney and U.S. Government Continue Their Role in Violent Crackdown

Kris Hermes | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Kris Hermes

Unfortunately, it is less a celebration than an ongoing struggle to resist the oppressive regime of King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, whose family has ruled the small Persian Gulf Island of one million people for more than 200 years.

Bahrain Has Ordered More Tear Gas Cans Than It Has People

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

Human rights groups around the world are growing increasingly alarmed by what seems to be a push by the Bahraini government to stockpile massive volum...

Women and the Reality of the Arab Spring: Writing New Constitutions, Leaving Out Women's Rights

Vivian Norris | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Vivian Norris

Over the past two years, since the events in Tunisia which lead to a growing movement towards what many hoped would be more democratic societies, women who have been at the forefront of these movements are now finding themselves left out of the process of creating new constitutions.