Bahrain’s Relentless Crackdown Continues: here.
Bahrain Timeline: The Regime’s Path of Repression from 23 September to Today: here.
From the Going To Work site in Britain:
Bahrain: SMS your support for teachers’ unions
Two weeks ago, Mahdi Abu Dheeb and Jalila Al-Salman, the leaders of the Bahraini Teachers’ Association got sentenced for doing nothing more than peacefully leading their union in protest during last year’s Arab Spring uprising.
Both of them are innocent and both have been treated appallingly.
Mahdi was picked up by the security forces, beaten with a hose pipe, thrown into solidarity confinement for six weeks, forced to sign a confession under torture, denied medical treatment and then sentenced for a decade on trumped up charges.
And let Jalila tell you her story:
That’s why we’re urging everyone to support Amnesty International’s SMS Action calling for their release. It’s easy. Just text ACTION TEACH followed by your full name to 88080.
In the latest sign of a crackdown on dissidents in Bahrain, the government on Wednesday revoked the citizenship of 31 men, including exiled political activists and former opposition members of Parliament, citing security concerns: here.
- Bahrain dictatorship update (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Release Wrongfully Imprisoned Teachers Association Leaders in Bahrain (forcechange.com)
- Bahrain Goes From Bad to Worse (eff.org)
- Four arrested for insulting Bahraini King on Twitter (rt.com)
- Bahrain teacher Jalila al-Salman speaks out on eve of sentencing (socialistworker.co.uk)
- Bahrain dictatorship hush money to CNN? (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Two Bahrainis jailed for ‘defaming’ king on Twitter (dailystar.com.lb)
- Bahrainis protest against ban on public gatherings (rt.com)