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14 Jul, 2009

Women in Bahrain to Lobby for Equal Nationality Rights

Women in Bahrain to Lobby for Equal Nationality Rights Written by Rose Foran Published Monday, July 13, 2009 Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Women (SCW) announced the...

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26 Jun, 2009

Politically Motivated Closure of the Bahraini Akhbar Al-Khaleej Newspaper

The Newspaper had always taken advantage of the dispute with Iran to incite Internal Sectarian hatred without governmental objection The Bahrain Center for Human Rights...

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22 Jun, 2009

Reuters: Bahraini Shi'ites complain over settling Sunnis

21 Jun 2009 By Andrew Hammond DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) - Majority Shi'ite Muslims in the Gulf Arab state of Bahrain, home to a U.S. navy base, are increasingly agitated over...

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21 Jun, 2009

Arbitrary Detention of a Citizen for Disseminating Information on the National Security Apparatus

Targeting the President of the BCHR in the same case The Bahrain Center for Human Rights 8 June 2009 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern...

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20 Jun, 2009

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Navy Fleet's Mideast Home Is Facing Rise in Sectarian Strife

JUNE 20, 2009. By YAROSLAV TROFIMOV MADINAT HAMAD, Bahrain -- On a recent evening, Issa al Jibb climbed the roof of his home and started hurling Molotov cocktails into the...

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17 Jun, 2009

Amnesty International Report 2009- Bahrain

The authorities failed adequately to investigate allegations of torture and other ill-treatment of detainees. Government critics were briefly detained and several websites...

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7 Jun, 2009

The Bahraini Authorities Recruit of Mercenaries from Makran Town, Pakistan

The Bahraini Authorities Recruit of Mercenaries from Makran Town, Pakistan: The Bahrain Government's use of foreign mercenaries to oppress Bahraini people with legitimate...

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30 May, 2009

The Associated Press: Bahrain's Shiites push for rights

By REBECCA SANTANA – 23 hours ago MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — It seemed like a moment of reconciliation in this Gulf island nation's bitter sectarian divide, when Sunni...

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14 May, 2009

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Labor Reforms a Major Advance

13/5/2009 (Beirut) - Bahrain's revision of its restrictive kafala (sponsorship) system will dramatically improve the status of most migrant workers and reduce their risk of...

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12 May, 2009

The Free Movement of Foreign Workers: a positive step towards abolishing the sponsorship system

The Free Movement of Foreign Workers: a positive step towards abolishing the sponsorship system, and towards improving the work opportunities of Bahrainis 7 May 2009...

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