Bahrain absolute monarchy news

This video from the European parliament says about itself:

Bahrain: the case of Mohammed Ramadan

4 February 2016

Alyn Smith MEP speaks on the institutional reform in Bahrain and raises the case of Mohamed Ramadan who is one of five people facing the death penalty in Bahrain.

From Index on Censorship:

10 Feb: Failure to reform: Five years of dissent in Bahrain

9 February 2016

On the 5th anniversary of the 2011 Bahrain uprising, reform has stalled and human rights abuses have continued to be systemic and widespread. With the region in turmoil and abuses on the rise, has the UK’s reform assistance achieved its stated objectives?

Bahrain’s UK-funded police watchdog fails to investigate torture claims. UK has given more than £2m to fund judicial reforms but there are concerns over alleged abuse of Mohammed Ramadan: here.

This video from the European parliament is called Marietje Schaake – Plenary speech on Bahrain, the case of Mohammed Ramadan (04-02-2016).

‘Sham reforms’: UK-funded watchdog in Bahrain fails to investigate torture allegations: here.

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