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13 Aug, 2013

VOICES: Bahrain’s Lost Boys

Mahmood has not slept at home in eight months. His younger brother has not slept there in a year. But armed riot police continue to raid their family home monthly, breaking down...

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26 Jun, 2017

Bahrain jailed activists over tweets but still gets U.S. arms deal

More than 3,000 people have been imprisoned in Bahrain since the 2011 Arab Spring as the government continues its crackdown on dissidents. Over 100 have been killed. The small...

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8 Jun, 2017

Bahraini Court Issues Two New Death Sentences Amid Torture Allegations

8 June 2017 – Bahraini courts sentenced two victims of torture to death on Tuesday amid serious concerns that the judiciary failed to uphold basic fair trial and due process...

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2 Jun, 2017

Bahrain follows Trump trip with dissent crackdown

Authorities in Bahrain have clamped down on dissent in the wake of US President Donald Trump's visit to the Gulf last month -- a move that experts say is no coincidence. "The...

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29 May, 2017

Trump’s foreign trip will have dangerous consequences. They’ve already begun.

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S distorted foreign policy was exemplified this week in the contrast between his meeting with Arab autocrats, on whom he lavished goodwill, and U.S. NATO allies,...

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29 May, 2017

Situation in Bahrain

"The recent clashes between security forces and civilians in Duraz village in northwest Bahrain, resulting in the reported death of at least five Bahraini citizens and the arrest...

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29 May, 2017

91 Seconds Spell Disaster For Bahrain

The clip is only a minute and a half, but the White House video of President Trump meeting the king of Bahrain last week caps years of misguided American policy on the kingdom. It...

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24 May, 2017

Administration Urged to Condemn Attacks on Protesters in Bahrain

Human Rights First today called on the Trump Administration to condemn the actions of Bahraini security forces who reportedly attacked peaceful protesters in the village of Duraz...

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24 May, 2017

Five Killed, Hundreds Hurt After Protesters Clash With Bahraini Police

Bahraini forces clashed with Shiite Muslim protesters, killing five people and wounding hundreds of others in a flare-up of a long-running confrontation between the Sunni monarchy...

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24 May, 2017

BAHRAIN RAID ON SHIITE CLERIC'S TOWN: 5 KILLED, 286 ARRESTED

Bahraini police raid on the hometown of a prominent Shiite cleric facing possible deportation has left at least five demonstrators dead and 286 people arrested in an assault in...

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