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Bahraini government bans public demonstrations; U.S. politicians don’t care.
Sunni monarchy breaks its pledge to reform and steps up repression: here.
From Amnesty International:
The Bahrain government’s ban on all rallies and gatherings in the country violates the right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly and must be lifted immediately, said Amnesty International.
A FORMER commander of the US Navy in the region has described both the Bahraini Ruling Family and the navy’s presence in the kingdom as “important to ensuring peace in the region, open sea lanes and the containment of Iran’s hegemonic ambitions”: here.
The prospects for meaningful reform in Bahrain seem even more distant now as outlets for peaceful dissent in the Kingdom are being systematically silenced. Last week, four men were charged with the “crime of insulting his majesty the king on their personal accounts on Twitter.” This week, the Ministry of the Interior announced an end to “all rallies and gatherings”: here.
Bahraini jailed six months over ‘king insult’ tweet: here.
A civil court in Bahrain has sentenced an online activist to six months in prison on charges of insulting the Gulf nation’s king in Twitter posts, the official news agency said: here.
Free expression: you’re doing it wrong, Bahrain: here.
- Rights group urges Bahrain to lift ban on protests – CNN (edition.cnn.com)
- Bahrain regime keeps violating human rights (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Bahrain Bans All Protests in New Crackdown (nytimes.com)
- Bahrain dictatorship update (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- US-Backed Regime in Bahrain Bans All Protests (news.antiwar.com)