By Will Morrow, June 28, 2012
The medics were arrested during a wave of repression in March 2011 and sentenced to up to fifteen years in prison after they treated protesters wounded by security forces.
By Jean Shaoul, April 23, 2012
Bahrain security forces shot dead an anti-government demonstrator, Salah Abbas Habib Musa, after angry clashes with the police on Friday night.
By David Walsh, April 21, 2012
In advance of Sunday’s Grand Prix, tens of thousands of protesters took to a major highway in Bahrain Friday to demand democratic rights and called for the downfall of the country’s autocratic regime.
By Bill Van Auken, April 18, 2012
While the US and its allies declare the ceasefire in Syria a failure and invoke human rights and democracy to justify stepped up intervention, these same powers turn a blind eye to the escalating crackdown in Bahrain.
By Tom Eley, March 10, 2012
On Friday, tens of thousands demonstrated against the monarchist regime in Bahrain, a key US ally in the Middle East.
By Niall Green, February 18, 2012
The crackdown on protests in Bahrain continued this week, with repeated police attacks on working class neighborhoods and protests.
By Bill Van Auken, February 15, 2012
In the midst of drumming up support for a “Friends of Syria” gathering next week, the US government lent its backing to the brutal suppression of a mass demonstration against the dictatorial monarchy that rules Bahrain.
By Niall Green, October 3, 2011
The Pentagon will provide the dictatorship in Bahrain with an additional $53 million worth of weapons.
By Niall Green, September 5, 2011
Repression continues six months after the US-backed regime in Bahrain brutally suppressed a mass uprising of workers.
By Jean Shaoul, June 27, 2011
On June 14, Bahrain, the tiny island kingdom in the Persian Gulf off the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, announced that it is to sue the Independent newspaper for libel over an article written by its veteran Middle East correspondent, Robert Fisk.
By Niall Green, June 23, 2011
A military court in the US-allied monarchy of Bahrain has handed down lengthy prison sentences to 21 people involved in anti-government protests earlier this year.
By Bill Van Auken, June 15, 2011
The US-backed dictatorship in Bahrain proceeded this week with the military trial of 47 doctors and nurses rounded up during mass protests last March.