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Bahrainis protest against Theresa May’s visit amid Al Khalifah crackdown

Bahrainis have rallied to voice their anger at a visit by British Prime Minister Theresa May to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom which has been cracking down on pro-democracy protests for years.The demonstrators took to the streets in the isla...

British think tank received £25m from Bahrain: Leaked documents

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) greets Bahrain's ruler Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah outside 10 Downing Street in London on October 26, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Leaked documents show that a British research institute has been receiving millions of poun...

British Prime Minister Theresa May to talk of Iran nuclear deal in Bahrain

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on December 6, 2016 shows Saudi King Salman (C) meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (AFP PHOTO / SAUDI ROYAL PALACE / BANDAR AL-...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Bahrain to start 'new chapter' despite international outrage

Britain's Prime Minister May is welcomed by Bahrain's Prime Minister Prince Khalifah bin Salman Al Khalifah at Bahrain International Airport ahead of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Manama, December 5, 2016. (Photo by Reuters)UK Prime...

Bahrain must release human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab: Human Rights Watch

A file picture taken on November 2, 2014, shows a Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab looking on at his home in the village of Bani Jamrah, West of Manama. (Photos by AFP)Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on countries who “support pe...

Iranian lawmakers support Bahrainis' anti-oppressive struggle

This file photo shows a general view of Iran’s parliament in session.The majority of Iranian lawmakers have expressed their support for the struggle of the Bahraini people against oppressive moves taken by the Al Khalifah regime.In a Tuesday s...

Rights activist, Nedhal al-Salman, banned from leaving Bahrain for possessing info on regime abuse

Nedhal al-Salman, the women and children rights officer at the Bahrain Center for Human RightsBahraini authorities have prevented a senior human rights activist from traveling to Switzerland to attend a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) mee...

UK police spark fury after dodging questions about Bahrain

Bahraini police dispersing protesters at an unauthorized demonstration by the February 14 Youth Coalition, Manama, January 2013. (AFP photo)The UK police have come under heavy fire for refusing to shed more light on their ties with the Bahraini regim...

Bahraini authorities starts sentencing top cleric supporters of protest to prison

Protesters hold Bahraini flags and placards with the images of Bahrain's leading Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim during a rally after Friday prayers in the village of Diraz, Aug. 12, 2016. ©ReutersBahraini authorities have started handing down pr...

Bahrain government likely behind Internet disruption in Diraz: Rights group

Supporters hold posters with photo of Bahrain’s top Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, and shout slogans during a sit-in outside his home in the village of Diraz on July 27, 2016. ©ReutersThe Internet slowdown in the Bahraini village of Diraz, home t...

There is nothing on earth that badly needs to be imprisoned more than the tongue.

There is nothing on earth that badly needs to be imprisoned more than the tongue.
by I Love Islam on Aug 3, 2016

Thousands hold funeral for Bahraini dissident Hassan Hayki killed in regime custody

A large number of people have taken to the streets in Bahrain to attend the funeral of a political dissident who reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.Thousands of Bahrainis took part in the funeral p...

Bahraini dissident dies ‘after torture’ in regime custody

Late Bahraini political dissident Hassan Hayki (file photo)A political dissident in Bahrain has reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.Hassan Hayki passed away at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in the c...

Bahrain regime force arrest senior Shia cleric

Seyyed Majid al-Mashaal, the secretary of Muslim Scholars Assembly in BahrainBahraini regime forces have arrested yet another senior Shia cleric as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues a heavy-handed crackdown on the Shia community in the cou...

Human Rights Watch says Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab faces 12 years in prison over critical tweets: Human Rights Watch

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (photo by Reuters) Human Rights Watch says Bahraini human rig...

Hundreds rally in Bahrain ahead of Sheikh Qassim’s trial

Supporters of prominent Bahraini Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim attend a rally near the capital, Manama, on July 26, 2016.

138 Bahrainis to face trial for alleged terrorist activities

The file photo shows the entrance to Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs in Manama. A cour...

Bahrainis stage rally in support of senior Shia cleric

Bahrainis attend a protest rally against the revocation of the citizenship of top Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim in Saar district, Bahrain, on July 8, 2016.

Amnesty International, EU parliament urge Bahrain to free top activist

Bahraini human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab ©AP Amnesty International and the European Parliament have...

Bahrain cuts internet connections, cellular coverage in cleric’s village

Bahrain’s senior Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim Bahrain has disabled internet connections and cellular coverage at the native village of...


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