King of Bahrain sends his torturing sons to Yemen war


This video from England says about itself:

Solicitor Sue Willman on case against Bahrain prince accused of torture

Sue Willman from Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors speaking at “Forced Disappearance and Torture in the UAE” on 5 November 2014 in London.

I rarely quote from Al Arabiya TV, which is full of propaganda for the absolute monarchy of Saudi Arabia.

However, today is an exception. So, from Al Arabiya:

Bahrain’s King: My sons will be sent to help coalition forces in Yemen

Monday, 7 September 2015

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa announced late on Sunday that his sons, Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad and Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad, will soon be joining Saudi-led coalition operations in Yemen, according to a report carried by pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat.

Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad is widely known as ‘the torture prince‘ for his cruelty against Bahraini sports people and other civilian prisoners, as part of the regime’s efforts to drown pro-democracy aspirations of the Bahraini people in blood.

Among several other torturing Bahraini royals is the other torture prince now reportedly going to the Yemen war, Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad.

“My sons will be joining their brothers in the Arab coalition forces in Yemen as part of their national military duties,” Bahrain’s King reportedly said.

The announcement of Bahraini royalty joining forces in Yemen came after five Bahraini, ten Saudi and 45 UAE troops were killed by Houthi militias during operations in Yemen last week.

If the two Bahraini princes really will go off to the bloody war in Yemen, if the report is not just propaganda, then that will mean, for the moment, two torturers less in Bahrain.

However, chances of Yemeni prisoners of war and civilian prisoners being tortured will go up.

Very probably, the Bahraini princes will not go to the dangerous areas of the military front lines. Their chances of dying will be considerably less than those of the United Arab Emirates conscripts, sent to Yemen by the UAE regime as cannon fodder against their and their families wishes.

Bahraini security forces have arrested 10 children under 18 over the past two weeks and they are now in custody instead of their classrooms, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) was quoted by the Arabic-language Al-Ahed news website as saying on Monday. The new school year in Bahrain started on Sunday as more than 240 schoolchildren are deprived of education because of their detention by the ruling Al Khalifa regime, the human rights body said: here.

As longtime legislators who believe in the promotion of human rights and dignity, we are deeply disappointed by the U.S. State Department’s recent decision to resume arms sales to Bahrain. U.S. arms sales should never aid and abet the repression of peaceful protesters, and we are introducing legislation to roll back this misguided decision: here.

U.S.-made cluster munitions causing civilian deaths in Yemen: here.

21 September 2015. On Sunday, a Saudi-led coalition air strike ripped through a market in Sanaa, Yemen, killing 69 civilians and injuring dozens of others. People had been out shopping for Eid al-Adha, the annual Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, when the bombs fell. Photos posted on social media show corpses strewn amidst the rubble in the aftermath of the assault: here.

91 thoughts on “King of Bahrain sends his torturing sons to Yemen war

  1. Pingback: Saudi royal air force butchers Indian sailors | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: British government welcomes Middle East dictators, not refugees | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Torture tools for sale at London arms fair | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: British government selling weapons to Bahrain, other dictatorships | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Bahrain dictatorship, the USA and Britain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Saudi air force kills Yemeni wedding guests | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Saudi Arabia bombs Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: United States bombs for Saudis killing more Yemeni civilians | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Bahraini regime’s links to ISIS | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: Saudi air force’s British weapons kill Yemeni civilians | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: Dutch air force joining bloody war in Syria? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  12. Pingback: Bahrain dictatorship punishes anti-torture, pro-peace free speech | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  13. Pingback: Saudi warplanes kill Yemeni civilians with British bombs | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  14. A Royal Bahraini Air Force F-16 fighter jet taking part in airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen crashed in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the Saudi-led military coalition has confirmed in a statement.

    “A pilot from the Bahraini contingent participating in the coalition survived after the fall of his F-16 plane in the Jizan region this morning due to a technical malfunction,” Reuters reported, citing a statement on the Saudi state news agency.

    READ MORE: 2 pilots killed in Saudi coalition helicopter downing near Yemeni border;

    https://www.rt.com/news/313080-saudi-helicopter-downed-yemen/

    According to UN estimates, the war in Yemen has claimed 5,800 lives, many of them civilians killed by coalition bombings. Human rights groups have accused Riyadh of committing war crimes during the attacks.

    On Tuesday Bahrain announced that three of its soldiers were killed and several more injured in a skirmish on the Saudi-Yemen border.

    Until now three countries, namely Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, have played the most significant role in the 34-member coalition, providing the bulk of the fighting forces for the Yemen campaign, including the troops on the ground.

    READ MORE: Saudi-led coalition suffers deadliest day in Yemen, UAE & Bahrain lose 50 troops

    https://www.rt.com/news/314490-uae-bahrain-soldiers-killed-yemen/

    Other members of the coalition have been hesitant in providing ground troops, although earlier this week Kuwait announced it is to send an artillery battalion to protect Saudi Arabia’s southern regions from cross-border attacks.

    https://www.rt.com/news/327430-bahraini-f16-crash-saudi-arabia/

    Like

  15. Pingback: Bahrain’s rulers make poor people poorer | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  16. Pingback: British Sandhurst academy trains Saudi, Bahraini, UAE dictatorships’ officers | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  17. Pingback: Saudi Arabia kills Yemeni civilians, David Cameron helps | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  18. Pingback: Bahrain, football, torture and Britain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  19. Pingback: Still human rights violations in Bahrain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  20. Pingback: Saudi warplane attack on Yemeni hospital, again | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  21. Pingback: MSF leaves bombed North Yemen hospitals | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  22. Pingback: Saudi royal air force keeps killing Yemeni civilians | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  23. Pingback: Saudi warplanes kills, wounds over 700 mourners, Yemenis protest | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  24. Pingback: Saudi war crimes in Yemen, and the USA | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  25. Pingback: Clinton, Trump won’t stop Saudi butchering of Yemen | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  26. Pingback: ‘United States government helping butchery of Yemeni civilians’ | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  27. Pingback: Saudi air force kills Yemeni prisoners, other civilians | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  28. Pingback: Saudi bombs destroy Yemeni homes | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  29. Pingback: British government quarrels about Saudi war on Yemen | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  30. Pingback: Bahrain regime crackdown again | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  31. Pingback: Bahraini human rights activist still imprisoned | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  32. Pingback: Bahraini prince accused of murdering journalist | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  33. Pingback: Bahraini royals killing Pakistani protected birds | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  34. Pingback: Saudi government kills Yemenis, British government helps | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  35. Pingback: Bahrainis protest executions of tortured political prisoners | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  36. Pingback: Donald Trump-Bahrain dictatorship mutual aid | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  37. Pingback: Saudi-Qatar absolute monarchies quarrel | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  38. Pingback: Secret Saudi-UAE-USA torture prisons in occupied Yemen | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  39. Pingback: Saudi Arabia’s new warmongering crown prince | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  40. Pingback: Saudi war on Yemen and Britain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  41. Pingback: British military links to dictatorships | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  42. Pingback: Saudi regime kills Yemeni children, gets slap on the wrist | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  43. Pingback: Free Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab now | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  44. Pingback: Norway stops selling weapons for Yemen war | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  45. Pingback: Saudi puppet government in south Yemen collapsing | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  46. Pingback: Saudi crown prince not welcome, arrest him | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  47. Pingback: Bahraini activist gets 5 years for opposing torture, war | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  48. Pingback: Saudi-occupied south Yemen, hell on earth | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  49. Pingback: Saudi bombs destroy Yemeni mosques | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  50. Pingback: Saudi bombs killing more Yemeni civilians | 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.