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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.

WATCH: Bahraini Activists Implicate Ruling Family In Human Rights Violations, Call For End To Impunity

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Calling for an end to impunity, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights launched a campaign on Friday to expose government officials and state employees w...

Bahraini Activist Barred From Re-Entering Kingdom

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A prominent Bahraini rights activist has been barred from a flight to the gulf kingdom after a request from government ...

Activist: Journalist Tortured In Bahrain

Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

Bahrain human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja says the government there is escalating its crackdown on protests in advance of a major opposition ral...

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.

IFEX Conferees Told Media Freedom Must Be Preserved

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.05.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A session about emerging online threats to journalists zeroed in on how repressive regimes exercise cyber censorship, surveillance and other forms of control.