11 thoughts on “Bahrainis win Norwegian human rights prize

  1. Bahrain Opposition Stages Major Rally

    MANAMA, Bahrain September 27, 2013 (AP)

    By REEM KHALIFA, Associated Press

    Thousands of marchers in Bahrain have joined the largest anti-government protest in months in the violence-gripped Gulf nation.

    Sporadic clashes with security forces broke out Friday as more than 10,000 marchers clogged a main highway, but most of the event was peaceful.

    The rally was approved by Bahrain’s Sunni rulers as part of efforts at outreach with the Shiite-led opposition. But many marchers appeared emboldened by U.S. President Barack Obama’s mention of sectarian tensions in Bahrain in his U.N. address earlier this week.

    Bahrain has been hit by nonstop unrest since early 2011 when majority Shiites launched an Arab Spring-inspired uprising for greater political rights.

    The island kingdom is home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet.


  2. Pingback: Bahraini oppression of women | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Bahrain poverty drives workers to suicide | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Bahraini murdered for filming | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Bahrain dictatorship’s torture update | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Bahrain dictatorship’s anti-exhibition violence | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Bahraini torture princes in Florida IronMan | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Bahrain human rights activists win Norwegian prize | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Free Bahraini political prisoners, US Americans say | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: King of Bahrain congratulates deposed Egyptian dictator Mubarak | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.