Bahrain – Candlelight Vigil Demo in Sitra says: “The people want to topple the regime”!
Bahrain :The first prisoner of conscience after Feb 14 protests, still imprisoned: here.
Bahrain Video: 2000+ Workers Suspended/Dismissed amidst crackdown on protests: here.
Norway concerned over the human rights situation in Bahrain: here.
Zaid Jilani, ThinkProgress: “Friday, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission – an entity within Congress chaired by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) charged with investigating human rights abuses – held a hearing titled ‘Human Rights in Bahrain,’ designed to probe abuses against pro-democracy activists in the Arab monarchy. Noticeably absent among the witnesses testifying were any representatives from the U.S. government, which has been closely allied with Bahrain throughout the uprising and resulting humanitarian crisis”: here.
BAHRAIN: Students required to sign pledge of allegiance to government: here.
Gunmen fire on protesters in Yemen, wounding 35: here.
Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez and Iona Craig, Democracy Now!: “Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets yesterday for what organizers have called the ‘Friday of Decisiveness,’ days after Yemeni forces opened fire on demonstrators. The death toll from weeks of protests has surpassed 160. The violence comes as Qatar has pulled out of international talks on a deal that would see Saleh voluntarily resign. We are joined on the phone by Iona Craig, a Times of London correspondent based in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a”: here.