Bahraini government violates human rights, British government helps


This video says about itself:

Bahrain‘s UK-funded judicial system fails to improve, torture continues

15 February 2016

Continuing torture and mistreatment of detainees – those are the findings of reports on Bahrain by leading human rights groups.

In 2015, the UK government gave more than 2-million pounds to Bahrain to help with reforms.

British commandos training Bahraini armed forces to use sniper rifles. Exclusive: Human rights campaigners outraged after accusing regime of targeting protesters during Arab Spring: here.

British forces are providing training to Bahrain’s armed forces on using sniper rifles, a report says, amid Manama’s heavy-handed crackdown on peaceful anti-regime protests: here.

I hope this letter finds its way out of this prison in Bahrain. I sit here in the dark in prison cell 19, I look past my baby at the shining prison bars. This is a new prison, new walls, new paint and new metal bars, by Zainab Alkhawaja: here.

Bahrain: Six Suspects Sentenced 7-10 Years in Prison over Burning Tires: here.

Bahrain court sentenced five citizens to 45 years in prison, stripped their nationalities: here.

Insight – Bahrain punishes opponents by revoking their citizenship: here.

Amnesty International is calling on the Bahraini authorities to mark the country’s staging of the Grand Prix this weekend by immediately and unconditionally releasing all prisoners of conscience held in the country: here.

Tweet to secure Bahraini teacher’s freedom: here.

Bahrain Institute raises concerns of human rights abuse with FIA. Bird: ‘Human rights violations have been committed during F1 race’. Letter to FIA claims governing body has not done enough to address the issue: here.

Britain will only criticise the repressive regimes of its Middle Eastern allies behind closed doors. It is not enough: there must be public condemnation too: here.

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