This video is called Saudi Arabia and Western Hypocrisy.
These brutal and repressive regimes tend to stick together.
The United Nations warned today of “shocking and illegal” abuses in Bahrain where the US-backed Khalifa regime is waging a bloody crackdown on democracy protesters with help from Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates troops: here.
Bahrain expelled CNN correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom. Guess they don’t want him reporting on the crackdown: here.
Bahrain: takeover of hospitals ‘violation of international law': here.
Britain: Campaigners called on the government to end arms sales to Middle East regimes after new evidence emerged today of British weapons being used to suppress democratic protests in Bahrain: here.
The Guggenheim’s Abu Dhabi outpost faces a boycott from a group of 130 international artists, curators and writers who say they will refuse to cooperate on the project until working conditions for labourers building the $800m museum are improved: here. And here. And here.
‘Dozens injured’ in renewed Yemen protests: here.
BP: Libya state oil contract still valid: here.
- Bahrain regime kills teenager (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Protester wears message of defiance in Bahrain (photoblog.nbcnews.com)
- Bahrain, Saudi Arabia dictatorship news (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- ‘Bahrain uprising cannot be suppressed’ (rinf.com)
- Clashes Mark Bahrain’s Second Uprising Anniversary (abcnews.go.com)
- ‘Teenager killed’ in Bahrain protest (aljazeera.com)
- Bahrain urged to release prisoners (bbc.co.uk)
- Bahrain: it’s time to act | Ali Alaswad (guardian.co.uk)