This video says about itself:
Mar 25, 2013
Maryam al-Khawaja, the acting president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, gives Tunisia Live an update on both her father Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and her sister Zainab who started hunger strikes on Sunday 03/17/2013.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, Jun 26 (IPS) – By continuing its repressive policies and refusing to engage civil society and moderate political groups in meaningful dialogue for genuine reform, the Khalifa family has squandered its legitimate right to rule Bahrain: here.
How many U.S. citizens know our government is arming the authoritarian regime of the Bahraini royal family that uses wide-spread violence and torture to suppress its own people and crush a popular pro-democracy movement? See here.
Turning an aircraft carrier is notoriously difficult maneuver; shifting a whole fleet even trickier. Even so, there is serious talk about the U.S. government moving the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet from its current home base in Bahrain as a result of continuing unrest in the Kingdom. A paper released today by U.S. Navy Commander Richard McDaniel, who recently completed a stint with the Brookings Institute, is perhaps one of the most significant additions to this current discussion among senior officials in Washington. In his paper, McDaniel rightly suggests, “The situation has the potential to deteriorate quickly and degenerate into an environment that is no longer hospitable to U.S. access”: here.
In Bahrain, human rights defenders are being harassed, arbitrarily detained for months and ill-treated or tortured for their human rights work: here.
Bahrain: Worsening Situation at the Central Prison (Jaw) in Absence of Monitoring Visits by Independent NGOs: here.
European ministers and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members will meet on Sunday in Bahrain to discuss the future of their political and economic relations from 2013-2016. Bahrain’s free speech violations in recent weeks should also be up for discussion, says Sara Yasin: here.
(Brussels) – European Union (EU) High Representative Catherine Ashton should pursue with Bahrain the immediate release of 13 high-profile activists and others detained or imprisoned for peacefully exercising their rights. Ashton will attend an EU-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ministerial meeting in Bahrain on June 30, 2013: here.
Bahrain student sentenced for insulting king. High school pupil Ali Al Shofa sent to prison for one year for insulting Gulf island’s ruler via Twitter: here.
- Bahrain regime’s Internet censorship (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Stop torture in Bahrain (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- With Father and Sister Imprisoned, Exiled Bahraini Activist Maryam Alkhawaja Condemns Ongoing Abuses (democracynow.org)
- British Prince Charles helps Bahrain dictatorship (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Bahraini absolute monarchy and Al Qaeda in Syria (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Stop Irish medical complicity with Bahrain dictatorship (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- ‘New jail term’ for Bahrain activist (bbc.co.uk)
- Bahrain Center of Human Rights’ head of documentation @saidyousif arrested for Twitter posts (nextlevelofnews.com)
- Bahrain: Twitter user kidnapped 12 hours after tweeting about torture in Bahrain (ionglobaltrends.com)
- Bahraini women anti-dictatorship photographers (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)