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Is the United States Government Finally Losing Patience With Bahrain?

Brian Dooley | Posted 10.20.2014 | World
Brian Dooley

Washington is right to speak out about Rajab and al Khawaja and should now publicly state that the targeting of human rights defenders will not bring stability to Bahrain, that the United States will continue to name individual cases publicly, and that there will be consequences to the U.S.-Bahraini relationship unless the abuses stop.

Bahrain Human Rights Defender Faces Charges for Tweet

Brian Dooley | Posted 10.20.2014 | World
Brian Dooley

The lack of security force reform in Bahrain has been a source of political unrest in the kingdom for years, and although parts of the U.S. government have tried to push for human rights progress the messages from Washington have been inconsistent and contradictory.

The 'Menace' of Social Media

Freedom House | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Shannon Coyne Senior Program Associate, Internet Freedom Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded last week to the burgeoning protes...

This Weekend in Bahrain: Will US Officials Stand Up for Freedom?

Sunjeev Bery | Posted 02.05.2013 | World
Sunjeev Bery

While Bahraini prisoners of conscience languish in jail cells, will U.S. and Bahraini officials continue with business as usual? Or will there be consequences for the relationship when a U.S. military ally represses its citizens?

One Year Later, Bahrain Reform Remains Shallow Promise

Brian Dooley | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
Brian Dooley

The Bahrain government has concentrated on creating bureaucratic processes for implementation instead of producing real change that can be felt by those peacefully pressing for reform.

Radical Allies and Moderate Subversives: U.S. Foreign Policy Threatens America's Interests in the Gulf

Anna Therese Day | Posted 11.13.2012 | World
Anna Therese Day

In light of the midnight kidnappings, abuse, torture, threats, and politically-motivated imprisonment, it appears that it is not the "subversives" in Bahrain who are radical -- it is the regime.

Bahrain Activist Gets 3-Year Jail Sentence

AP | REEM KHALIFA | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain -- A prominent Bahraini human rights activist was found guilty Thursday of instigating and participating in several illegal gatherings...

Bahrain Deports American Women

AP | Posted 04.12.2012 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain deported two American women Saturday accused of aiding anti-government activists after entering on tourist visas, offi...

Rights Activist Brutally Beaten By Bahraini Police

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — A lawyer for a prominent human rights activist in Bahrain says his client has been hospitalized after a beating by police at a...

Bahraini Activist Accused Of Faking Man's Beating

Posted 06.12.2011 | World

DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) - Bahrain accused a prominent activist on Monday of fabricating images of a corpse on the Internet and summoned him for ...