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Oil for Silence Fuels Bahraini Torture Deaths




Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:49 PM EDT, 23 May 2012 MANAMA, Bahrain — The call for democracy that began during Bahrain’s Arab Spring has fomented into a full-scale revolution in response to the ruling Sunni monarchy’s persistence in maintaining power by refusing to acquiesce to Bahraini citizens’ demands for democratic elections. External human rights […]

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Al Khalifa’s Vendetta Against Bahraini Medics



Bahraini Medical Workers Help Injured Protester, Photo by Bahrainiac

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:14 PM EDT, 21 March 2012 BAHRAIN – On Tuesday, 20 March 2012, the Bahraini attorney general concluded his summation in the government’s case against the medics who defied an injunction against treating wounded Arab Spring protesters last year. Although, the prosecutor initially suggested that the charges against the 20 […]

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Bahrain’s Bloody Spring



Bahrainis Protesters - Some Rights Reserved by Malyousif

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:58 PM EDT, 23 February 2012 MANAMA, Bahrain – Only history will reveal the true extent of change wrought by the 2011 Arab Spring, but it is obvious that the situation in the Middle East is fundamentally different from what it was a year ago. Many changes have occurred, though […]

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The Fallacy of Western Love | Meriam Al Khalifa



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Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:12 a.m. EDT, 15 June 2011 BAHRAIN – This post is about Meriam Al Khalifa who is a young Bahrani woman who eloped with an American serviceman and left her home in Bahrain during the night without the consent or knowledge of her family. The picture to the right is […]

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