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Committee to Protect Journalists Takes Up Cause of Slain Bahrain Citizen Journalist

The Press Freedom advocacy organization works to support journalists worldwide.

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New e-Book: Who Shot Ahmed? A Mystery Unravels in Bahrain’s Botched Arab Spring

The first authoritative account of Bahrain’s Arab spring gone terribly awry.

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Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Bahrain Blocks UN Human Rights Investigator

It seems that Bahrain is well on its way of becoming the Zimbabwe of the Gulf: increasingly brutal to dissenters at home, and increasingly unconcerned about its image abroad.

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Bahrain’s Formula One Grand Prix Crackdown

For the third time in three years, Bahraini citizens are protesting the Formula One Grand Prix. And it looks like for the second time in two years, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile will ignore massive human and civil rights repression and let the race go as planned.

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Exiled Bahrain Rights Activist to Try to Enter Her Country

Maryam Al-Khawaja is better known as @MARYAMALKHAWAJA, a prolific tweeter about human rights issues in her home country of Bahrain. She will make a landmark visit there tomorrow.

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On the morning of March 18, 2011, the government tore down the Pearl Monument, the rallying point for anti-government protests. wikipedia

7 Twitter Users Who Brought us the #Feb14 Bahrain Uprising

It’s been exactly one year since #Feb14 became the online rallying cry of citizens in Bahrain. What’s happened since then and a thank you to the Twitter users who helped us track the uprising and the violent suppression that followed.

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