Tag Archives: Bahraini Revolt
The Guardian: A Bahraini woman who witnessed her father, a well-known human rights activist, being seized by masked soldiers, beaten unconscious and then taken into custody, has told the Guardian that she is willing to die on hunger strike unless … Continue reading
Read in full here. Excerpt: I write to you from Bahrain, after living through horrible injustice that I would never wish upon anyone in the world. Security forces attacked my home, broke our doors with sledgehammers, and terrified my family. … Continue reading
NYTimes: With Saudi troops now in the country to support King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, Bahrain has taken on the likeness of a police state. There have been mass arrests, mass firings of government workers, reports of torture and, on … Continue reading
See the testament to the Bahraini government’s notion of “reforms” here. When a government, any government, has to resort to such detestable brutality, it has lost all legitimacy to rule. They can rule with violence, but only for a short … Continue reading
AJE: Bahrain’s Shia opposition leader has demanded that the Saudi-led force that was invited into the country to help quell anti-government protests should leave the country. Ali Salman said on Wednesday that foreign troops must leave because the opposition rejects “any military intervening … Continue reading
NYT: Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Bahrain in the possibly biggest demonstration since unrest began last week. Demonstrators circled the Bahrain Mall and the financial district of Manama, the capital, in a march to the heart of … Continue reading
See it here but brace yourself, it’s brutal and gruesome.