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Zainab Al Khawaja

Crackdown In Bahrain

Jen Marlowe | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Jen Marlowe

Ten-year old Malak Rajab called out as Bahraini police led her father, prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, from his home to waiting police vehicles in July 2012. His crime: insulting the Prime Minister in a tweet.

Time for Washington to Act as Bahrain Government Provokes Crisis

Brian Dooley | Posted 06.20.2016 | World
Brian Dooley

In addition to becoming the Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., or Nelson Mandela of the common good capitalism fundamental movement, as the above three did Bernie can also seek political power by getting officials elected and legislation passed that supports it.

Time for Washington to Act as U.S. Ally Bahrain Targets Human Rights Defenders

Brian Dooley | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Brian Dooley

Over the last few days the Bahraini government eliminated any remaining doubt about the direction it is moving on human rights.

Finding the Key to Release Zainab Al Khawaja

Brian Dooley | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
Brian Dooley

Four days is a long time to unlock a door. Last Thursday, standing with visiting Secretary of State John Kerry, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa promised that prominent dissident Zainab Al Khawaja would be released and "sent to her home."

Top 5 Things John Legend Should Know About Bahrain

Brian Dooley | Posted 04.29.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

Legend says he knows about human-rights issues in the kingdom but that because part of his "mission in life is to spread love and joy to people," he intends to play in Bahrain "regardless of my disagreements with some of their governments' policies and actions." As he mulls the best way to spread the love during his time in Bahrain, he might want to consider a few things.

Hussain Jawad Case Presents Bahrain With Key Test on Speech

Brian Dooley | Posted 03.14.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

If Bahrain really wants to show it values freedom of expression, as well as sending its foreign minister to join the Paris march it will stop targeting its peaceful dissidents and drop the charges against Jawad, the other human rights defenders, and everyone else jailed in Bahrain for expressing their opinions.

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.